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Qualin Campbell and David Karels dead in Colorado, police implicated in murder-suicide

Deaths of Qualin Campbell and David Karels – The identities of the two people whose bodies were discovered Friday, June 2, in a South Nevada Avenue parking lot have been released, and the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) says the shootout was in progress. investigated as a possible murder-suicide. According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, officers responded to a report of gunfire Friday just before 2:15 p.m. in the 1500 block of southern Nevada, located just south of Interstate 25.

Murder-suicide in Colorado Springs

When the police arrived at the scene, they found two dead men inside a vehicle. According to the CSPD, witnesses tried to provide the man who was seated at the wheel with life-saving assistance; nevertheless, he could not be saved due to the gunshot wounds he suffered. According to the CSPD, the man who was sitting in the passenger seat was also shot, causing him injuries.

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office announced Monday, June 5, that the man found sitting in the driver’s seat was identified as Qualin Campbell, 31, of El Paso County. Campbell’s death is being reviewed by the CSPD as a possible homicide, they said.

The man who was in the passenger seat was identified by the coroner as David Karels, 44, from Colorado Springs. Karels’ death is currently being investigated as a possible suicide.

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, this is the tenth person murdered in the city of Colorado Springs in 2023. At this point in 2022, 24 people have been murdered. The murder-suicide investigation is still ongoing, and the Colorado Springs Police Department has asked that any witnesses or anyone with information call them at (719) 444-7000. You can call the Crime Stoppers Information Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) if you wish to remain anonymous while providing information about a crime.

Qualin Campbell and David Karels obituaries and funeral arrangements to be published

News from snbc13.com

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