Man arrested after firing shot during argument about smoking

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man was arrested after he fired a shot during an argument about another man’s smoking Thursday morning, according to police.

It happened around 7 a.m. at the El Vecino Apartments on Monterey Road in southeastern Colorado Springs. Police said the victim was smoking in the stairway of a building when the suspect, Michael Angel Marquez, confronted him. Marquez told the victim not to smoke in the building, then fired a shot at him, according to police.

Officers found Marquez inside his apartment and arrested him. He was jailed on multiple charges.

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