Police: Son fatally shoots father at Pueblo home
PUEBLO, Colo. — A man has been arrested for shooting and killing his father early Sunday morning, the Pueblo Police Department said.
Officers responded to a reported shooting about 3:45 a.m. in the 1900 block of Sherwood Lane.
When they arrived, officers found 52-year-old Cecilio Ortiz had been shot.
Rescue and fire personnel attempted to save him, but Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said a disturbance between Ortiz and his son, 23-year-old Malachi Ortiz, led to the shooting.
Malachi Ortiz was booked into the Pueblo County Detention Center on a charge of second-degree murder.
Police said it’s the eighth homicide in Pueblo this year.