Police investigating fatal shooting in Colorado Springs

Fatal shooting
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Colorado Springs Sunday. / Trent Golden -- FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Colorado Springs early Sunday.

It happened just before 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot at 3958 N. Academy Boulevard near the Sonesta ES Suites, between American and Betty Drives.

Police say they received multiple calls reporting the shooting. At the scene, they found a man, identified as 24-year-old Kenneth John Hatcher of Colorado Springs, with an apparent gunshot wound. Hatcher was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The scene early Sunday where a man was fatally shot early Sunday. / Trent Golden -- FOX21 News
The scene early Sunday where a man was fatally shot early Sunday. / Trent Golden — FOX21 News

This is the 20th homicide investigated by CSPD this year. At this time last year, there were 14 homicides.

This is an active investigation. If you have any information, you are asked to 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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