COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KXRM) — The El Paso County Coroner’s Office identified a Fort Carson soldier who was killed near Palmer Park Boulevard on Sunday.
Braden Peltier, 23, of Bay City, Michigan, was identified on Monday as the victim of the Palmer Park Boulevard shooting. Peltier was stationed in Fort Carson with the U.S. Army.
The Coroner’s Office has yet to determine the official cause and manner of death. The Colorado Springs Police Department said this is still an active and ongoing investigation.
Peltier’s death is the fourth homicide in Colorado Springs in 2023. At this time in 2022, there were 17 homicides, according to the police department.
Anyone with information or who is a witness to the crime is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers tip line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.