Fountain shooting near Applebee's

A man was found dead near an Applebee's in Fountain following a shooting Sunday night. (Photo by KKTV)

A man was found dead with a gunshot wound in Fountain's first homicide of 2019 late Sunday.

Police responded to reports of a shooting about 10:15 p.m. and found the slain man near Applebee's in the 6400 block of U.S. 85/87.

No shooter had been arrested Monday, and the victim's name was not released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-7867.





Leslie is a Digital Producer. When she's not behind a computer, she's outside hiking or paddle boarding. Leslie started as an intern in the fall of 2018 then joined the Gazette staff in 2019.

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