Teen killed, 2 others injured in triple shooting near Albertaco’s

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating a fatal triple shooting that claimed the life of a teen and seriously injured two others early Sunday.

It happened just after 3 a.m. in the 4400 block of Austin Bluffs Parkway near Siferd Boulevard and Barnes Road.

At the scene, officers discovered three boys with gunshot wounds. According to police, 16-year-old Nathaniel Czajkowski of Colorado Springs, died at the scene. Two other boys were also shot. One was listed as critical and stable, and another listed as serious and stable, according to authorities.

Czajkowski’s death is the 24th homicide investigated by CSPD in 2017. At this time last year, there were 17 homicides.

The investigation is ongoing.

Earlier Sunday, police responded to another triple shooting at a house party near Northwind and Vickers Drives. Police have not stated if the two triple shootings are related.

Authorities are actively investigating. If you have any information, call CSPD at 719-444-7000.



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