Suspect, Victim Identified in Deadly Shooting

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Pueblo police have identified the victim and suspect in a deadly shooting Tuesday morning.

Taria Wilhite-Moore, 22, is facing first degree murder charges in the death of Eddie Johnson, 25.

Earlier Tuesday, police took four adults are in custody after a SWAT situation on Vinewood Lane in connection to the shooting.

Four children were also removed from the home.

The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. on Cedar Street in Pueblo, which is off Indiana Avenue between I-25 and Lake. Police say they found Johnson lying in the front yard of a home on the 2100 block.

Johnson may have been shot during a fight; police say that just before gunshots were heard, a fight broke out in front of the home. Detectives are still investigating exactly what happened.

Police say officers were monitoring the home since early Tuesday morning, but the SWAT standoff didn't begin until about 6:30 a.m.

Wilhite –Moore is being held on a $1.5 million bond.




 
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