May 10, 2021 | NEWS | By Isaac Yee | Photos by Isaac Yee

A statement released by the Colorado Springs Police Department read:

“On May 9, 2021, CSPD responded to a shooting call for service at the Canterbury Mobile Home Park at approximately 12:18 A.M. Upon arrival, officers located six deceased adults and one adult male with serious injuries who was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Through an initial analysis of evidence and preliminary interviews, it appears that a birthday party was being held at the trailer in the 2800 block of Preakness Way for one of the victims. Friends, family, and children were gathered inside the trailer to celebrate when the shooting occurred.

The suspect, a boyfriend of one of the female victims, drove to the residence, walked inside and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life. This horrific act has resulted in the death of six adult victims. The children at the trailer were uninjured by the suspect and are now with relatives. We are still investigating to determine a motive.”

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