Winewood Village shooting
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A man was shot to death at an apartment in the 4600 block of Winewood Village Drive on March 12, police said. 

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A 46-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting Tuesday of Nicholas Laduke, 37, at a northeast Colorado Springs apartment complex, police said.

Andrew Firkins Jr. of Colorado Springs is accused of first-degree murder and remained in El Paso County jail Friday without bond, court records showed.

The shooting was reported about 8:30 p.m. inside an apartment in the 4600 block of Winewood Village Drive, police said.

Laduke's death is the city's third homicide this year, compared to six at this time last year.

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Ellie is a crime and breaking news reporter. She's a proud Midwesterner, stationery hoarder and Earl Grey tea enthusiast. After interning at The Gazette in 2015, she joined the newspaper's staff in 2016.

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