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1 person killed in overnight shooting in east Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating a shooting that left one person dead Friday morning on the east side of town.

Officers were called to the 2100 block of Academy Pl., around 2 a.m. Friday. The scene is located near N. Academy Blvd. and Maizeland Rd. When they arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Colorado Springs Police believe a fight led up to the shooting. Officers have identified a suspect, but they are not in custody at this time. Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call Colorado Springs Police.

This is an ongoing investigation. We will continue to update this article as more information becomes available.

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