On Monday, October 4, 2021, at approximately 8:45 AM, the Colorado Springs Police Department's (CSPD) Communication Center received a shooting call for service in the 2500 block of Hancock Expressway. CSPD officers and medical personnel responded and located a deceased adult male near the sidewalk. Based on the preliminary investigation by patrol officers, detectives from CSPD's Homicide/Assault Unit responded to assume responsibility for this investigation. This continues to be an active and open investigation.
On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy of the deceased male. The male has been identified as 41-year-old Vencenzio Luciano of Colorado Springs.
Mr. Luciano’s death is the 27th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2021. The Colorado Springs Police Department investigated 30 homicides at this time last year.
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.