Midday Murder-Suicide

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Two people are dead after a midday confrontation in a Colorado Springs mobile home park.

Police say A man killed his brother-in-law then turned the gun on himself.

It happened off North Nevada and East Mount View Lane at the Cragmoor Mobile Home complex. Police say everything started at Lot 11.

The resident told police her estranged husband was trying to break in.
He was carrying a gun.

Hearing the commotion, the woman's brother came from another home and confronted him. That's when he was shot and killed.

After another brief struggle with a neighbor, the shooter, apparently, killed himself. Neighbors say the couple were having problems but never showed signs of violence prior to the tragedy.

Sunday's events mark the first murder of the year reported in Colorado Springs.


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