The Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a call for a burglary in progress. It was just before noon on Tuesday.
According to police, a black man, believed to be 33-years-old, approached the upstairs apartment at 920 Mt. Werner Circle with a gun in hand. There were three adults and a three year old child in the apartment at the time.
According to investigators’ preliminary information, the suspect was not known to the residents. They said a struggle happened and the suspect was stabbed and ran out of the apartment. Investigators said a neighbor called 9-1-1 to saying the suspect was on the lawn near her apartment.
Officers had the suspect transported to Memorial Central for what were considered life threatening injuries.
Police said this is in the very early stage of the investigation. If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000. You may also call Crimestoppers at (719) 634-STOP. You do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.