Coroner IDs second shooting victim


ALAMOSA — The second person who passed away after being shot multiple times in the early morning hours of June 23 has been identified as 37-year-old Gabriel Piña of Monte Vista.  Alamosa County Coroner Joe Dzuris, who released the name after the autopsy was completed, stated that Piña’s death was ruled a homicide.

Piña was one of three people shot in the altercation. The first person, who died of his wounds the night of the shooting, was identified as Gabriel’s father, Aurelio Piña, of Texas. Aurelio Piña was 61 years old at the time of his death.

After being transported to a local hospital the night of the shooting, Gabriel and the third person, Manuel Flores, 43, were both flown to a hospital on the Front Range for treatment where Gabriel survived for a little more than week before passing away.

The condition of Flores is not known at this time.

The individual accused of shooting the three men has been identified as 44-year-old Henry Corral of Alamosa. Corral is being held in the Alamosa County Detention Center where he has been charged with two counts of murder in the first degree and one count of criminal attempted murder in the first degree. His bond has been set at $5 million cash.