Weekend homicide victim identified as 17-year-old boy

Shooting in SE Colorado Springs Mike Duran - FOX21 News

The victim from a fatal shooting over the weekend has been identified as a 17-year-old boy.

It was early Saturday morning when 17-year-old Che Orozco was shot and killed.

Colorado Springs police were first called to the 00 block of South Chelton Road at about 2 a.m., Saturday. That’s near the area of Pikes Peak Avenue.

When officers got Fountain Boulevard and Chelton Road, they found Orozco dead.

An autopsy found Orozco died from a gunshot wound.

This marks Colorado Springs’ 11th homicide so far this year. At the same time last year, there had been 14.

Orozco’s death remains under investigation. Any information can be reported to police at (719) 444-7000 or to Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-STOP.

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