Colorado Springs

Victim in deadly Vermillion Bluffs Dr. shooting identified

COLORADO SPRINGS - The man who died in the shooting off Vermillion Bluffs Drive on May 20 has been identified. 

Kirk Maroo, 43, was found dead inside a home in the 5600 block of Vermillion Bluffs. 

CSPD tweeted that Grant August Motsinger, 25, of Colorado Springs has been arrested and charged with 2nd-degree murder in connection to the murder of Maroo.

READ MORE: Suspect in Vermillion Bluffs Drive shooting in custody

Maroo’s death is the sixteenth homicide for Colorado Springs in 2017. The City of Colorado Springs had five homicides this time last year.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222 (TIPS) 8477.


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