City of Colorado Springs / Police / News

Death Investigation 3985 E. Bijou
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Press Release: 1305-016

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 4:50 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]

On Saturday, May 25th, 2013, Officers of the Sand Creek Division of the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to 3985 E. Bijou Street, the Grove Apartments in regards to a disturbance where shots had been fired.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they located an adult male who was deceased and had apparent gunshot wounds.  This individual was located in the parking lot area of the above address.

The initial investigation revealed that this disturbance was possibly centered around a traffic accident that occurred in the parking lot just before the shots were fired.

The CSPD Major Crimes Unit is currently interviewing several individuals and we believe we are in contact with all involved parties.  At this time there does not appear to be any danger to the public regarding this incident. 

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family. 

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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