Smiling El Paso man arrested on murder charge in Northeast sidewalk shooting death


An El Paso man is all smiles in his jail booking photo after being arrested on a murder charge in connection with a fatal shooting in a Northeast neighborhood this week.

Tristan Alexander Colgrove, 24, of Northeast El Paso, was arrested by police homicide detectives in connection with a shooting that killed a 26-year-old man on Monday in the Logan Heights neighborhood, officials said on Wednesday, July 10.

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The name of the man who was killed has not been disclosed pending the notification of family. Police described him as a Northeast resident.

Tristan Alexander Colgrove was arrested by El Paso police detectives on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a man on Monday morning on Byron Street in Northeast El Paso.Tristan Alexander Colgrove was arrested by El Paso police detectives on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a man on Monday morning on Byron Street in Northeast El Paso.

Tristan Alexander Colgrove was arrested by El Paso police detectives on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a man on Monday morning on Byron Street in Northeast El Paso.

The man was found dead from a gunshot wound at 6:15 a.m. on Monday on a sidewalk near an alley in the 5300 block of Byron Street near Fred Wilson Avenue, police said.

A possible motive in the fatal shooting has not been disclosed as an investigation continues by detectives with the Crimes Against Persons Unit.

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On Tuesday, Colgrove was booked on a murder charge into the El Paso County Jail in Downtown, where he remains detained on a $1 million bond, according to jail records, which list no previous arrests.

El Paso police cars and crime-scene tape block the street as detectives investigate the shooting death of a man found on a sidewalk on Monday on Byron Street in Northeast El PasoEl Paso police cars and crime-scene tape block the street as detectives investigate the shooting death of a man found on a sidewalk on Monday on Byron Street in Northeast El Paso

El Paso police cars and crime-scene tape block the street as detectives investigate the shooting death of a man found on a sidewalk on Monday on Byron Street in Northeast El Paso

Colgrove, who has long dark hair, a beard and an earring stud in one ear, is smiling broadly in his booking photo.

Murder cases are down 50% from last year with 10 cases this year compared with 20 at this time in 2023, El Paso Police Department officials noted.

This article originally appeared on El Paso Times: Smiling El Paso man arrested in Northeast sidewalk shooting homicide



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