City of Colorado Springs / Police / News

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Press Release 1303-008

The victim in yesterdays shooting on King Street has been positively identified as 26 year old Ivan Ortiz. 

At 4:36 this afternoon, Colorado Springs Police responded to a report of shots fired at 2521 King Street.  When officers arrived, they discovered an adult male deceased.

Detectives responded and are in the preliminary stages of their investigation conducting several interviews and obtaining search warrants.  They believe the adult male suffered an apparent gun shot wound.

Once an autopsy is completed, the cause and manner of death will be released as well as the identification of the male.

Should this death be ruled a homicide, it will mark the 10th one for 2013.


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.