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Victim in early morning Cimarron Hills shooting identified

March 27, 2023
March 27, 2023

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The El Paso County Sheriff's Office shared the name of the victim in a deadly shooting that happened in the Cimarron Hills area early Monday morning.

According to the sheriff's office, the communications center received a call on a burglary in progress in the 800 block of Hathaway Dr. just before 1:45 a.m. on March 27.

At the scene, deputies reportedly heard shots fired in the area. They then found a man who had been shot.

The EPCSO said the victim, identified by the El Paso County Coroner’s Office as 43-year-old Anthony Padilla, later died at the hospital.

The investigation is still ongoing. As of Thursday, the sheriff's office has not released information on a suspect.

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