Suspect arrested in slaying of soldier |

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.

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