Published on September 26, 2023

On Monday, September 25, 2023, at 1:16 AM the Colorado Springs Police Department Communications Center received a report of a shooting. The reporting party called to say she was about to be attacked by a male she just met so she shot him before leaving the scene.

Officers were able to contact the reporting party in her vehicle at a local hospital. Based on further information she provided officers located a deceased male in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 6900 block of Alpine Currant View.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Homicide Unit responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. The reporting party was interviewed and released pending further investigation.

This is still an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

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