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DOUBLE HOMICIDE On July 18, 2020 at approximately 1230 a.m., officers were disp…

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DOUBLE HOMICIDE

On July 18, 2020 at approximately 1230 a.m., officers were dispatched to 1200 block of S. Prairie Ave regarding a shooting. Officers found two males had been shot with a third male sustaining a minor injury from shrapnel. Medical attention was provided to all three males. Two males were deceased on scene. Officers later received information a male was at an area hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to the leg.

The shooter and several witnesses were interviewed. Preliminary information is that the two deceased males approached a large group of individuals and attempted to rob them at gunpoint. The shooter shot the males that were attempting to rob him and others.

Detectives are looking for a newer white, Lexus with red rims. This vehicle is known to frequent the Mesa Junction area of Pueblo. Pueblo Police would like to talk to the occupants about the circumstances of this incident.

The identities of the two deceased males will be released by the County Coroner. The identities of the other people involved in this incident will be released later as the investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made in this case.

If you have any information about this incident, please call Detective Medina at (719) 320-6006.

To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ 542-STOP (542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed and reviewed. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.

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