One dead in weekend shooting in Costilla County

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Published Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Deputies with the Costilla County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, are investigating a murder at the Sangre de Cristo Subdivision in Costilla County which happened around 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

Jesus Lozano, 51, was shot at his home in the 900 block of Wilking Way. He was later pronounced dead at an Alamosa hospital. Preliminary information is that there may have been a disturbance at the home between the victim and another person or persons leading up to the shooting.

Investigators believe this is an isolated incident, and that the victim and the suspect(s) may be known to each another. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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