After a gun was fired at him from close range, a Springs man is lucky to have escaped without serious injuries.
According to police, the victim was walking home from a store late Thursday night when three men attacked him. One hit him with what officers describe as a "blunt object," then another shot in his direction from just a few feet away. The bullet missed the victim.
Police say the victim's injuries only required a few hours of hospitalization.
At this time, no suspect information has been made available other than that the three men were wearing hoodies. The incident occurred at 11 p.m. on the 3700 block of El Morro, near Chelton and Academy. If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.