Homicide victim identified as 15-year-old Colorado Springs boy; teen suspect arrested

A teen was found dead in an apartment at the Stratus Apartments on Murray Boulevard Tuesday. / Taylor Bishop - FOX21 News
A teen was found dead in an apartment at the Stratus Apartments on Murray Boulevard Tuesday. / Taylor Bishop - FOX21 News

This story has been updated. 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police have identified the teen who was killed in a shooting at a Colorado Springs apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon.

Sir Croix Alexander Armstrong, 15, was found dead in an apartment at the Stratus Apartments on South Murray Boulevard. Police said he died of a gunshot wound. His death has been ruled a homicide.

A teen suspect has been arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with the shooting. The suspect’s name is not being released.

This is the 21st homicide of the year in Colorado Springs. At this time last year, there were 24 homicides.

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