Sgt. Alexis Sanchez (U.S. Army photo)

For days, Alexis Sanchez talked about dressing up for Halloween as Spider-Man, the Marvel Comics hero his 2-year-old son, Grayson, adores, according to his ex-wife.

He never got the chance to surprise the boy.

Four days before Halloween, on Oct. 27, the Fort Carson soldier was shot and killed at his Colorado Springs apartment by a fellow Fort Carson soldier who witnesses said was "messing with" a gun in another room when it went off.

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Tyler Lee Wheeler (El Paso County Sheriff's Department)

A former Fort Carson soldier was found guilty Thursday on all charges, including first-degree murder, for his role in a gun battle that left one man dead.

Tyler Lee Wheeler, 21, was accused of killing Kenyatta Horne with a shotgun loaded with birdshot during an Oct. 7, 2018, drug robbery over $800 worth of cocaine.

"It all kind of tumbled pretty quickly," El Paso County sheriff's detective Karl Mai testified at a January preliminary hearing in 4th Judicial District Court, describing how Wheeler and a second man opened fire in the street after Horne, 20, drew a pistol.

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Staff Sgt. Kelly L. Richards (U.S. Army photo)

A 32-year-old Fort Carson soldier died during a training-related incident in South Korea, the Army said in a news release.

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Spc. Michael T. Osorio (U.S. Army photo)

A third U.S. service member within a week has died in a non-combat related incident, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday.

Army Spc. Michael T. Osorio, 20, died on April 23 in Taji, Iraq, a Defense Department release says.

No information was immediately available on how Osorio died. The incident is under investigation.

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U.S. Army

An accidental deadly shooting by a Fort Carson soldier Saturday was a joke turned deadly, an instance of the soldier and his friends being “young, dumb and in the military,” one witness told police.

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U.S. Army/ Staff Sgt. Johnathan Hoover

There’s an old saying that “no good deed goes unpunished.”

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