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1 dead, 4 injured after shooting near Meridian Ranch in El Paso County

Detectives in El Paso County are investigating a homicide after a shooting that left one person dead and multiple others injured.

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office was investigating a homicide following a shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

Around 12:50 a.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired near the Meridian Ranch neighborhood in Falcon.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found multiple victims suffering from gunshot wounds, all with varying degrees of severity.

Medical personnel transported five victims to local hospitals where one victim was later pronounced dead.

Detectives believe the shooting may be linked to a carjacking that happened the day prior. The FBI and the Colorado Springs Police Department were also assisting in this investigation.

El Paso County Sheriff's Office asked for anyone who may have any information on this case to contact their tip line at (719) 520-7777. Callers can remain anonymous by submitting tips through Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers and be eligible for a reward. Tips can be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-7867 or submit tips online.  

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