Suspect arrested in shooting death of Fort Carson soldier
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A suspect was arrested early Sunday in the shooting death of Fort Carson soldier Deangelo Brown, the Colorado Springs Police Department reported.
Larry Spencer Jr., 28, was accused of first degree murder in the case, CSPD said.
Brown, 22, was fatally shot on Aug. 18 outside Circa Nightclub in Colorado Springs, CSPD said. Brown, a corporal, was a food service specialist with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, part of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson.
Brown’s death was the 22nd homicide in Colorado Springs this year. There were 22 homicides for the entire year of 2012 and 16 as of this date last year, police said.