CSPD investigating 22nd homicide in Colorado Springs this year

This is related to an incident that happened on July 22.
Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 1:18 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The Colorado Springs Police Department is handling their 22nd homicide case of 2020. CSPD investigated 14 homicides at this time last year.

On July 22 at about 12:30 p.m., CSPD was called to the 500 block of Custer Avenue. The caller reported two people were hurt inside the home, and one of those people could be dead.

When medical personnel arrived, they found a dead man. A female was also found on scene with injuries; she was treated at a local hospital and was later released.

On July 24, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy of the dead individual and identified him as 83-year-old Gilbert Sandoval of Colorado Springs. Officials say this death is being investigated as a homicide and is an open investigation.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000. Those preferring to remain anonymous can contact Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP.

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