“Arrest Made in Murder of 19-Year-Old Lazarus Vigil: 13-Year-Old Boy in Custody”

By | August 4, 2023



A 13-year-old boy has been arrested by Pueblo Police in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old. The incident occurred on June 28 when officers responded to reports of gunshots and a car on fire. The victim, Lazarus Vigil, was found inside the car with gunshot wounds and later died in the hospital. The suspect’s identity has not been released. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Pueblo Police Department. KRDO reported

Pueblo Police in Colorado have apprehended a 13-year-old boy in connection with the killing of a 19-year-old individual. The incident occurred on June 28, when authorities received reports of gunshots in the vicinity of East Mesa Ave. Shortly after, a car was discovered on fire at the scene. Upon investigation, law enforcement found a man inside the vehicle who had suffered gunshot wounds. Despite being rushed to the hospital, the victim, identified as Lazarus Vigil, tragically succumbed to his injuries. Pueblo Police detectives subsequently obtained a warrant for the arrest of the unnamed 13-year-old suspect on charges of first-degree murder. The arrest was made on July 27, and the suspect was placed in custody at the Pueblo Youth Center. The identity of the suspect remains undisclosed, and it is uncertain whether it will be made public. Individuals with any pertinent information about the incident are encouraged to contact the Pueblo Police Department Communication Center or Detective Jose Medina. Alternatively, they can reach out to Pueblo Crime Stoppers to provide anonymous tips..