Suspect arrested in Springs stabbing standoff

Posted at 1:19 PM, Dec 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-19 15:19:08-05

A suspect is in custody following a standoff with Colorado Springs police who were investigating a fatal stabbing.

Police say the stabbing occurred early Saturday, when they were called to investigate a complaint about a disturbance in the area of East St. Vrain Street and East Hills Road. A short time later, a stabbing victim was taken to a hospital where he died.

Police located a suspect in a residence and the suspect refused to come out. The suspect later surrendered and was arrested.

The names of the suspect and victim are not being released.


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