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31-year-old Michael Edward Rivas dead after a double shooting in Pueblo

Another person was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.



A fatal incident occurred on Pueblo’s east side Sunday afternoon, resulting in one man’s death and another’s recovery from a double shooting.

Police responded to a call at an address near Bradford Park on Catalpa Street around 3:15 p.m. that day.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man who had sustained gunshot wounds. He was promptly transported to the hospital and is anticipated to recover.

A second victim, who eventually succumbed to injuries, arrived at the hospital, according to police.

The Pueblo County Coroner’s Office has named the deceased as 31-year-old Michael Edward Rivas from Pueblo.

Detectives are treating the death as a homicide.

Individuals with relevant information are encouraged to contact Pueblo Police at 719-553-2502. Alternatively, anonymity can be maintained by reaching out to Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 or visiting the Pueblo Crime Stoppers website.