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Man shot to death after confronting taggers

Posted at 5:45 AM, Sep 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-16 07:45:53-04

Police say a Pueblo man was shot and killed after his home was tagged with graffiti.

KRDO-TV reports that 31-year-old Ricky Muniz was killed Monday outside his home. Officials say he heard someone spray painting the building and went outside to confront the taggers.

Police say the tags and the shooting could be gang-related. They are reminding residents not to confront people in such situations and to call police instead.

Investigators have no suspects in the case and encourage anyone with information to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers.