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Colorado Springs police identify victims in 2 weekend homicides

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police have identified the two men who were killed this past weekend.

CSPD says 28-year-old Daniel Chamberlain Lehman of Colorado Springs was killed Saturday near E. Costilla and Sahwatch. Police still haven't said how Lehman died or what possibly led to his death. No suspect has been identified.

On Sunday, a man was found fatally shot in the 1600 block of Howard Ave.

Police identified the shooting victim as 33-year-old Sheldon King. One other person was also critically injured in the shooting. No suspect has been identified in this case, either.

Lehman's and King's deaths are the 23rd and 24th homicides in the city so far this year. At this point last year, the city had 21 homicides, according to police.

Both shootings are still under investigation.

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Colorado Springs police are now calling the suspicious death near E. Costilla Street and S. Wahsatch Avenue a homicide.

Few other details have been released, including the victim's identity or how they were killed. Police first found a body Saturday morning and said it was suspicious. Monday, the department said it's being investigated as a homicide.

We've reached out to the police department for more information.

Police are asking for any witnesses to call 719-444-7000.


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