LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – Loveland police filed charges against an 18-year-old man following a deadly shooting at a home on North Duffield Avenue near 29th Street early Tuesday morning. They say someone called 911 saying a 17-year-old boy was not breathing.

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Emergency crews arrived at the home to find the unnamed teenager dead. The same 911 caller told authorities the suspect, Gabriel Romero Ventura, left the home, however officers found him a short time later.

Gabriel Romero Ventura (credit: CBS)

Investigators say the victim and suspect knew each other. They also say alcohol appears to be a factor.

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Romero Ventura faces charges of assault in the first degree, manslaughter, prohibited use of weapons. He’s being held at the Larimer County jail.

Investigators say the victim was not a student at any Loveland Schools, and there is no threat to the public.

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