Death investigation in eastern Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado Springs were trying to figure out what led up to a deadly shooting early Saturday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. near the Windmill Apartment complex on Lacy Lane.

After receiving reports of shots fired, officers say they found a man outside the complex with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The victim was identified as 32-year-old Nicholas Romero.

If you have any information about the incident, you are encouraged to contact Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)-444-7000.