On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy of the deceased victim, who has been identified as 19-year-old Trevor Branson, a resident of Colorado Springs, CO. While the Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death, Mr. Branson’s death is being investigated as a homicide.
Mr. Branson’s death is the 34th homicide investigation in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022. The CSPD investigated 25 homicides this time last year.
This is still an active investigation and 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.
On September 18, 2022, at 3:18 p.m. the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) Communications Center received a call regarding a shooting at a residence in the 6000 block of Gunshot Pass Dr. Upon arrival officers located a deceased adult male on scene. Due to the circumstances of the investigation detectives from the Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit responded and assumed the investigation.