Homicide detectives investigating after man found with serious injuries dies

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man found outside with serious injuries has died, and police say they are investigating the death as suspicious.

Police responded to the 2300 block of East Monument Street around 6:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a man seen on the ground. The man was still alive when officers arrived but badly hurt and died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation, which a police lieutenant told 11 News is standard when a death is considered suspicious.

Anyone with information is asked to call CSPD at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP. Crime Stoppers calls can be made anonymously.

Editor's note: An earlier version reported the man was dead when police arrived. We have updated the article with the new information.