Victim In Fatal Shooting ID'd

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Police have identified the man killed in a shooting on the night of March 8.

Leroy Leonard Chavez, 51, was killed, while two people were injured.

The incident happened around 11:20 p.m. on the 700 block of Winnepeg Drive, near Airport and Circle in Colorado Springs.

Police say when they arrived at the address, they found Chavez's body with a gunshot wound, and two other men badly injured. Both survivors had also been shot. They are currently in critical condition.

Chavez's death has been ruled a homicide.

No suspect information or any further details about the incident have been released at this time. If you have any information that can help police, you are asked to call CSPD at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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