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Man found shot to death at east Colorado Springs townhome

By: Chhun Sun
May 14, 2017 Updated: May 15, 2017 at 8:38 am
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Colorado Springs police cordon off the scene of a shooting at the Georgetown Square apartment complex, on the 2000 block of North Academy.

Update: Monday 8:40 a.m. --

Colorado Springs police said Monday in a tweet that all individuals involved in Sunday's fatal shooting are accounted for, but did not specify whether a suspect had been arrested.

"There is not threat to the community," the department Tweeted.

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A man was found shot to death Sunday afternoon at the Georgetown Square townhome complex off North Academy Boulevard near Constitution Avenue, Colorado Springs police said, the third shooting death in the city in the past two days.

The name of the victim was not released. No one is in custody and a police spokesman said investigators have not identified a suspect, but they are investigating the death as a homicide.

The shooting was reported about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Academy Boulevard, police said.

No other details were released.

Early Saturday a mother and her adult son were found shot to death in their Bonnyville neighborhood home on Balboa Street north of Bonforte Park.

Elijah Phillips, 19, was arrested hours later in the killings. Police have not released the names of the two victims, but friends identified them as the homeowner, Barbara Pepper, and her 20-year-old son Christopher Pepper. The victims reportedly had given Phillips, who was having a rough time, a place to stay and had helped him get a job.

If all three deaths over the weekend are ruled homicides, the total for the year in Colorado Springs will rise to 15. Last year at this time there were 5 homicides.

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