Police in Pueblo is looking into the 27th homicide of 2022. And the suspect’s identity was revealed today. Let’s look at Austin Aragon, the suspect in the homicide in Pueblo, in more depth.
Pueblo homicide case: Explained
The 27th homicide to occur in Pueblo this year is being looked into by police after a man was discovered dead on Sunday night.
According to a press statement from the Pueblo Police Department, police were called to the 2000 block of East 14th Street just before 9 p.m. for a complaint of someone who was not breathing.
A man was being treated by medical personnel when police arrived, but efforts to save his life were unsuccessful. At the scene, the individual was pronounced deceased.
There have been no detentions. The reason why investigators believe the man’s death was a homicide was not stated in the police department’s press statement, and a Pueblo police spokesperson declined to give the Chieftain any additional information.
The Pueblo County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim after notifying their next of kin.
Pueblo police statement
On Sunday, December 18, 2022, at approximately 8:59 PM, officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of E. 14th Street on a report of a person not breathing.
When officers arrived, an adult male was being treated by medical personnel, but lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful, and the male was pronounced deceased.
Detectives were called out to further investigate and are conducting the investigation as a homicide.
No arrests have been made at this time. This is still an active and ongoing investigation. This is the 26th homicide investigation of 2022.
The identity of the male will be released by the Pueblo County Coroner at a later date per their protocol.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Joe Cardona at 719-553-3385. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ (719) 542-STOP (719-542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com.
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Suspect: Who is Austin Aragon?
A suspect has been named by Pueblo police concerning a killing that occurred earlier this month. Just after two in the morning on December 2, police were called to the 1000 block of East Sixth Street for a report of a gunshot. They discovered a dead man and a woman who had been transferred to a hospital due to her life-threatening injuries.
Austin Aragon’s arrest was ordered by detectives “based on facts discovered during the investigation,” according to the police. Police have charged Aragon with first-degree criminal attempts to commit murder and second-degree murder.
UPDATE ON HOMICIDE
On Friday, December 02, 2022, at approximately 2:02 AM, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of E. 6th Street on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found one deceased adult male. Another adult female victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries.
Based on information obtained during the investigation, Austin Aragon has been identified as the suspect in the homicide that occurred on December 02, 2022, in the 1000 block of E. 6th Street. Pueblo Police Department Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Austin Aragon’s arrest for the crimes of Murder in the Second Degree, and Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder in the First Degree.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Jose Medina at 719-320-6038. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ (719) 542-STOP (719-542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
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