1 arrested in deadly shooting outside Springs bar

Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 5:14 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - One man is dead and a second person in custody after a shooting outside a Colorado Springs bar overnight. Tuesday police announced they arrested 26-year-old Joshua Martinez-Torres on first-degree murder.

Police say 32-year-old Abraham Parsons of Colorado Springs was killed.

Police were called to The Peak Tavern off East Platte and Swope around 1:30 Thursday morning on reports of gunshots. Officers found the victim dead at the scene. The suspect was quickly detained, and police say there is no ongoing threat to the public.

It’s unclear what led up to the shooting and if the suspect and victim knew each other.

This is a developing story and we will update the article as we learn more.

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