El Paso County Crime

Monument man faces manslaughter charge for shooting, killing his brother

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MONUMENT, Colo. - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released new details about a deadly shooting that happened near Monument Sunday evening.

Erik Mattyasovsky, 30, is facing charges of reckless manslaughter and prohibited use of a weapon in the shooting death of his brother, whose name was not released.

The sheriff's office says Mattyasovsky admitted that he shot his brother while they were practicing defensive techniques.

The shooting happened at around 6:15 p.m. in the 19800 block of Alexandria Drive, which is in a neighborhood just east of I-25 and north of Palmer Ridge High School.


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