Colorado Springs police say they have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing a Fort Carson soldier outside a Colorado Springs bar.
Larry Spencer Jr., 28, is charged with first-degree murder. Police say he shot and killed 22-year-old Cpl. Deangelo Brown outside the Circa Nightclub on South Tejon August 18.
Police say they responded to a disturbance call at the bar that night. When they arrived, they say they found the victim, but the suspect had already left the scene.
Spencer was arrested around 2 a.m. September 1.
Brown's death is the 22nd homicide in Colorado Springs this year. According to police, there were 16 homicides at this time last year.
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