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Police open death investigation after shooting at apartment in southeast Colorado Springs

Pueblo County Coroner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- One woman is dead and one man is in custody after a shooting Saturday afternoon in southeast Colorado Springs.

It happened in the 3000 block of Mallard drive, Colorado Springs police said they responded to a shooting around 12:50 in the afternoon.

Officers responded and found a woman in the apartment suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Based on the preliminary evidence and nature of this incident, detectives from the CSPD Violent Crimes Section took over the investigation.

During the investigation police said they found probable cause to arrest Eric Lockhart for manslaughter.

Lockhart was booked into the El Paso County Jail.

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Riley Carroll

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