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Death Investigation

turday, February 9, 2013, 6:00 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]


On this date at 9:13am, officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at the Days Inn, located at 4610 Rusina Rd. 


Upon arrival, officers discovered a male who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.  Medical personnel transported the male, later identified as 29 year old, Justin Dore to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 


Detectives with the Violent Crimes Section responded to the scene and have assumed responsibility of this investigation. 


An arrest warrant has been issued for Billie Thomas Allen for the charge of manslaughter.  Allen is described as a 25 year old white male, 6’4”, 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. 


Allen was last known to be driving a later model white Ford Crew Cab Pick-up (unknown plate).   Anyone with information regarding Allen’s whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately as he is considered armed and dangerous.


If anyone has information about this case please call 719-444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.


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