1 arrested in deadly shooting in Monument

MONUMENT, Colo. (KKTV) - One person has been arrested following a deadly shooting in Monument.

Erik Mattyasovsky, 30, faces charges of reckless manslaughter and prohibited use of a weapon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

The call came in at 6:15 Sunday evening from a home on Alexandria Drive, which is on the east side of I-25 just south of County Line Road. The victim was already dead when deputies got on scene.

Dispatchers who took the 911 call were told initially told it was an accident. Mattyasovsky later told authorities he shot his brother while they were practicing defensive techniques, the sheriff's office said Monday.

The victim's identity has not been released at the time of this writing.