Suspect arrested in connection with fatal Colorado Springs shooting

Suspect arrested in connection with fatal Colorado Springs shooting.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man in Colorado Springs Saturday night.

Grant August Motsinger, 25, was arrested for second degree murder, according to police.

The shooting happened Saturday just after 7 p.m. at a home in the 5600 block of Vermillion Bluffs Drive near Tutt Boulevard.

The victim, identified as Kirk Maroo, 43, of Colorado Springs, was transported to a local hospital but died from his injuries early Sunday morning.

This is the 16th homicide investigated this year. At this time last year, there were five homicides in Colorado Springs.

If you have any information in this case, call CSPD at 719-444-7000 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867.

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