Confrontation Leads To Gunfire In Alley

A Springs man was walking in an alley early Monday morning when police say he was confronted by a man with a gun.

The suspect was driving in a dark-colored vehicle when he came across the victim. Police say the suspect and victim had a "brief exchange of words," then the suspect fired his gun several times at the victim.

The victim was uninjured, but several bullets hit a nearby vacant apartment building, causing some damage.

The incident happened at 4:20 a.m. in the south alley of West Colorado Avenue. The suspect has been described as a heavy-set, bald, white male.

If you have any information that can help police, you are asked to call 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.