A Colorado Springs man who was fatally shot Monday night has been identified as Conte Emanuel Smith'El, 24, police announced.
Smith'El was found dead inside a business the 2200 block of East Platte Avenue when police arrived about 10 p.m. It's unclear what the business is, and employees at surrounding stores could not identify it. The address previously has been home to Party Time Boutique, Jim's General Store and Dr. Reefer, a medical marijuana dispensary, records show.
No arrests have been announced.
Smith'El's death is being investigated as the city's 26th homicide this year. At this time last year, there had been 17.
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