Suspect arrested in slaying of soldier
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) ” Colorado Springs police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a soldier who served two tours in Iraq.
Police say they arrested Louis Edward Bressler Wednesday night on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of Specialist Kevin R. Shields.
Investigators have not said what led them to arrest the 24-year-old Bressler or what the motive may have been for Shields’ slaying.
A newspaper carrier found his body on a sidewalk early Saturday. Police say he had been shot several times.
The 24-year-old Shields was a native of Roscoe, Illinois. He was a member of the Second Brigade Combat Team of the Second Infantry Division based at Fort Carson.