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The Latest: Suspect arrested in fatal clash in Pueblo

July 29, 2018

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on an alleged fatal assault outside a Pueblo nightclub (all times local):

2:55 p.m.

Pueblo police say a 25-year-old man has been arrested for suspected manslaughter following a fight outside a nightclub in the southern Colorado city.

Police said Hugo Alezandro was arrested as a suspect in the death of victim Hilario Gonzalez.

Officers arrived at the El Wauteke Night Club just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning and found the victim in the parking lot. Rescue personnel attempted to revive him but determined he was dead.

Pueblo Police Capt. Kenny Rider told the Pueblo Chieftain that video surveillance showed Diaz began attacking Gonzalez following a verbal altercation involving several people in the nightclub’s parking lot.

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9:22 a.m.

Pueblo police say a man has been killed following an alleged assault at a nightclub in the southern Colorado city.

Police said in a statement that officers arrived at the El Wauteke Night Club just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning and found the victim in the parking lot. Rescue personnel attempted to revive him but determined he was dead.

An initial investigation indicated the victim was assaulted by another man during a disturbance involving several people in the night club’s parking lot.

Police were trying to identify a suspect and seeking the public’s assistance with the case.

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