BLACK HAWK, Colo. (CBS4) – A suspect is in custody after a shooting death in Black Hawk.
The shooting happened Tuesday morning inside a room at the Isle Hotel and Casino. Tony Velasquez, 26, from Thornton, was killed after being shot in the head.READ MORE: Golden Cancer Patient Calling On State To Include More Patients In Next Vaccine Phase
An acquaintance of Velasquez, identified by police as Colleen Marie Loris, 43, was booked into the Gilpin County Jail late Tuesday afternoon for second-degree murder and other charges related to the incident.READ MORE: 'They Left Her For Dead': 14 Year Old & 18 Year Old Charged With Woman's Murder On Colfax
Police said there were several other people in the room when the 911 call came in around 6 a.m. They were held for questioning for most of the day.MORE NEWS: Weld County Joins 'Meat In' Day Supporters Following Polis' Controversial Announcement
One police officer told CBS4’s Jeff Todd that she’s been working in Black Hawk 12 years and it’s the first homicide case she’s been involved in.