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Police identify weekend shooting victim as teenager

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs Police have released the name of a 17-year-old who was shot to death on the southeast side early Saturday (5/17/14).

Che Orozco's death has been ruled the 11th homicide of 2014 in Colorado Springs.

Police got a call around 2 a.m. Saturday about a large fight and shooting near the interesection of Pikes Peak Ave. and Chelton Rd.

Police were told a shooting victim was taken to the area of Fountain Blvd. and Chelton Rd. When police arrived at the 7-Eleven there, they found Orozco's body.

If you have any information, you're asked to call CSPD at (719) 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-STOP (7867).


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