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Man found shot on playground in Pueblo

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PUEBLO, Colo. - A 22-year-old man was found shot in a playground on Pueblo's south side.

Police were called to J.J. Raigoza Park, right off Maryland Ave., just before 1:00 a.m. Friday.

Officers found the man with a gunshot wound to the head, and unresponsive.

He was taken to the hospital. The victim is in critical condition. Police say they will not release the victim's name for a while.

Pueblo Police tell us that three people were nearby, and say they didn't see anything. They've been taken to the police station for questioning.

Right now, multiple teams are at the park using mapping technology to make measurements of the scene. They're also trying to identify anyone who may have been involved.

Neighbors say they've seen a large amount of drug activity in the area and believe the shooting was likely due to drugs.

If you have any information on this incident, call Pueblo Police at 545-STOP.


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