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Man Killed In Pueblo Shooting

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An image from the scene (credit: KKTV)

An image from the scene (credit: KKTV)

PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – A man is dead and another seriously injured after an incident in Pueblo early Saturday morning.

Police said Thomas Abeyta, 38, and a woman were outside the 7-Eleven on Northern Boulevard and East Orman Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. when they were confronted by the woman’s ex-boyfriend. The two men started to argue and police said the ex-boyfriend shot the man.

Abeyta died at the scene.

The ex-boyfriend then fled in a car and was involved in an accident shortly after leaving the shooting, according to police. He sustained serious injuries and is hospitalized.

Police have not released the identities of those involved.

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