Man arrested in connection to Springs death investigation

Patrick Salazar-Bustamante
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado Springs have learned new details about a death investigation that happened earlier this week.

On Monday, Springs fire officials responded to the 360 block of Galley Road after receiving reports that a person was not breathing.

When officials arrived, they found 50-year-old Patrick Bustamante with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene.

Police say Bustamante was struck by a round of bullets fired by his son, 23-year-old Patrick Salazar-Bustamante.

Salazar-Bustamante was arrested and is now facing manslaughter charges.

According to the Springs Police Department, this is now the 33rd homicide in 2018.