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Palmer Lake shooting suspect arrested

Suspect Jose Romero, 35, was arrested Jan. 15, 2021, one day after the shooting.
Suspect Jose Romero, 35, was arrested Jan. 15, 2021, one day after the shooting.(El Paso County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 14, 2021 at 10:08 PM MST|Updated: Jan. 15, 2021 at 7:41 AM MST
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says a man accused of shooting and killing a woman has been arrested.

Deputies say 35-year-old Jose Romero was found and arrested on Friday with the charge of first-degree murder.

Around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff’s office was called to an area in the 700 block of Highway 105. The neighborhood is between Monument and Palmer Lake. There they found an adult woman dead from an apparent gunshot wound. That woman’s identity has not been released.

The Regional Fugitives Unit, ATF, and the Colorado Springs Police Department Tactical Enforcement Unit made the arrest.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call the El Paso County tip line at 719-520-6666.

Jose Romero arrested in connection to deadly shooting in Palmer Lake.
Jose Romero arrested in connection to deadly shooting in Palmer Lake.(EPSCO)

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