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Teen among 2 found dead in pickup following Pueblo shooting

Pueblo police are investigating a double homicide. Two bodies were found in a stolen pickup truck; one with apparent gunshot wounds.
Published: May. 2, 2022 at 6:28 AM MDT|Updated: May. 3, 2022 at 10:17 AM MDT
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Two people including a 17-year-old boy were found dead following a reported shooting west of downtown Pueblo.

Officers responded to Orman and Lincoln around 3 a.m. after receiving several 911 calls about shots fired in the area and people arguing. One of the callers said they saw someone who was hurt. When police pulled up to the scene, the found two people shot inside a Ford F-250, which was parked outside a home with the doors shut and engine still running. Both were already dead.

Pueblo police later told 11 News that the truck the bodies were found in was stolen.

Residents in the neighborhood said this type of crime is generally unheard of. But the commotion in the middle of the night was hard to miss.

“I realized that my dog had barked at 3 o’clock this morning,” Glenn Buckallew, a man who lives nearby, said. “I heard a loud bang, but I thought it came from inside the house.”

The victims were identified Tuesday as 17-year-old Joshua Martinez and 26-year-old William Butzin.

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