Police arrest man accused of murder

Jeffrey Slate / Colorado Springs Police Department
Jeffrey Slate / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in Colorado Springs Saturday.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting around 10 p.m. Saturday in the 100-block of South Claremont Street. That’s in the area of East Pikes Peak Avenue and South Chelton Road.

Once they arrived, the officers found a dead man in the residence.

Another man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim has been identified as Cameron Pitts, 37, of Colorado Springs. The cause of death has been ruled a homicide.

Jeffrey A. Slate, 42, of Colorado Springs has been arrested in connection with the crime. He faces first-degree murder charges. No other arrests are anticipated.

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