UPDATE: Gang Shooting on Pueblo Street

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

The Pueblo Police Department says there was a shooting Thursday in the streets of Pueblo.

Pueblo police say the shooting happened at 16th Street and Reading around 11:30 a.m. When officers arrived, they discovered a 17-year-old man had been shot once in the left leg. The victim told police he and a friend were walking from a girlfriend’s house when two men pulled up in a car, stopped and confronted the two about being on “DUKE” turf.

The victim said the two exchanged words before the driver pulled a semi-automatic handgun and shot him in the leg.

Detectives recognized the description of the shooter and car as being 32-year-old DUKE gang member Phillip Patrick Saldana. The victim later identified Saldana from a photo line-up.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Saldana for Second Degree Assault. Police have recovered the car that was driven at the time of the shooting, a Chevy El Camino, but they are still searching for Saldana.

The victim was treated and released from Parkview Hospital.


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  • by mrs. saldana Location: pueblo,colorado on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:21 PM
    it's been a year and 4 months and i'm still fighting for my husbands freedom i'vr tried to get people to hear our families story and no one wants to give us a chance to set the record straight my husband is a good man and DOES NOT deserve to be where he's at his right were violated and still are being violated and are whole family were and still are being treated badly because of the LIES that detective Bravo said about my husband. but i know that someone out there will help me bring my husband home and let everyone know that the kid is a known liar and is still commiting crimes out here and is still getting away with everything he does and as for the press you's never gave us a chance to tell our side but i will be heard from others like nancy grace,oprea,and 48 hours and i'll mention how we were ignored us everytime
  • by idiot Location: california on May 27, 2010 at 08:40 AM
    all you guys need to mind your own buisness cause he is a good man and i know he wouldnt do that to a young kid and that kid is a LIAR !!!!!!!!! CAUSE HE IS A GANG MEMBER 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! exactly he didnt do anything we use to celebrate every holiday but not any more cause that stupid kid lied wat a stupid punk phillip saldana is innocent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by p. Location: saldana on Mar 23, 2009 at 07:03 PM
    this is phillip saldana i am innocent. so can all of you help me out? you could look me up at 909 court street.
  • by mrs. phillip saldana Location: pueblo,co on Mar 23, 2009 at 05:20 PM
    let me start by saying my husband is innocent and would never do such a thing to anyone. and as for bravo he has his wires crossed and don't know what he's talking about! my husband loves me & our kid's & the rest of our family. so before all of you start judging people get your facts straight and know what you's are talking about before you open your big mouths! and like the bible say's thou who HAS NOT sinned may cast the first stone into the sea and i know all of you's are sinner's. and one more thing about bravo he must feel like a real man saying bad things about disable childeren's father. so why don't you people comment about that!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 4, 2009 at 05:39 PM
    he didnt do nothing he aint that stupied tolose his family he loves his wife and sons and his whole family he aint just go shoot a young kid to get in trouble with the law
  • by gulity before innocent Location: pueblo on Jan 29, 2009 at 09:26 AM
    the people who know saldana knows him as a loving father and devoted husband who likes to help out his family his mom is raising his sisters kids and saldana and his wife help her out this kid they call him squeekers nows he into his gang and is wanted on many other cases for violent acts saldana is not an active gang member if you go to pueblo cheiftian.com and look up the police blotter in may 2008 you will see ex gang member target by gunfire that saldana find out the facts before you judge
  • by Heather Location: Colorado Springs on Jan 20, 2009 at 08:06 AM
    I love these comments! Colorado Springs is mostly a beautiful city, minus theses types of losers and the graffiti that has been showing up everywhere. Instead of sending losers like this to jail and us paying for them to be tere, lets send them to war when they can make some use of themselves. What is the purpose of being in a gang? If you want to live this type of life, move to East LA and quit ruining our beautiful city!
  • by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2009 at 06:35 AM
    all gang members should lined up and shot in the freaking head. What a bunch of jobless losers on drugs and drinking their forties, and the stupid chics that like gang members should be lined up and shot too. They shouldn't have the ability or choice to procreate either. Bunch of punk losers! GET A LIFE & GET A CLUE!
  • by Resident Location: Pueblo on Jan 16, 2009 at 05:11 PM
    Wouldn't that be dork turf? As always fighting over something that isn't even theirs.
  • by Kay on Jan 16, 2009 at 02:53 PM
    32 and still being a gang punk member ?
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