One third of homicide victims across El Paso County in 2016 never lived past age 25, with the youngest victim just 4 years old. Others were loving mothers, fathers or foster parents of many children. Some were retired firefighters, devoted friends, or innocent people in the wrong place at the wrong time. Here are their stories.

To learn more about the victims, hover over the pictures. Click the descriptions to see their story in The Gazette. Click on the navigation bar below to sort the list.