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Shooting at Fillmore Ridge Apartments ruled homicide

Man arrested for allegedly killing wife

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs Police are investigating a homicide that happened at the Fillmore Ridge Apartments on Tuesday. 

Police say that they responded to the apartments in the 3200 North Chestnut Street on a report of a suicide.  Officers found a woman who had died of an apparent gunshot wound. 

Based on investigation, police announced Wednesday that they established probable cause to arrest 26-year-old Louis Mamo for 2nd degree murder.  The victim was identified as Mamo's wife, 25-year-old Karen Mamo.

This marks the 20th homicide of 2012 in Colorado Springs.  At this time last year there were 25 homicides. 

If you have any information about this crime, you're asked to call police at 719-444-7000.  You may also anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867).

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