Fifteen Shots Fired In Early Morning Shooting

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

The search is on for two men reportedly involved in an early morning shooting on Venetucci near Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard.

Police say that the victim, a 23-year-old male, was walking down Venetucci with his girlfriend when the suspects approached in a black hatchback. Some words were exchanged and then fifteen shots were fired, two of which hit the victim.

The victim's injuries were not life threatening and he managed to get to the parking lot of a Target store to call for help.

The girlfriend was scared, police say, and unable to provide a detailed description of the two suspects. So far, they're only being described as black men. They do believe, however, that the black hatchback drove southbound away from the scene.

Crime lab and K-9 units are investigating and searching along Venetucci, where the shooting took place.


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  • by Joey Location: colorado springs on Dec 6, 2011 at 09:33 AM
    I think your all a bunch of idiots!
  • by Common Sense Location: C/S on Nov 16, 2011 at 03:48 PM
    Don't want to get shot while walking the streets at 4 am? Uh, don't walk the streets at 4 am.
  • by Becca Location: colorado springs on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:14 AM
    What is there to do at 400 am besides get into trouble. Wasn't most of the shops around this area closed at 4 am.
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      by Brett on Nov 16, 2011 at 04:50 PM in reply to Becca
      What do shops being closed have to do with anything?
  • by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2011 at 04:36 PM
    15 shots and only 2 hit him? wow, lucky him, bad aim for them
  • by Elisabeth Location: Colorado Springs on Nov 15, 2011 at 03:35 PM
    SERIOUSLY ! I dont get how people find a way to make everthing racial ! This is 2011 and my black husband happens to be over in Afghanistan with the Army fighting for your freedoms. Pick up a book , learn some history and grow up!
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      by Jim on Nov 15, 2011 at 07:05 PM in reply to Elisabeth
      I agree all black people aren't thugs, but many people are just looking at statistics. There are good black people and there are good white people and good people of all races. If statistics showed green and blue people commiting violent crimes then I'm sure people who were not green and blue would have an issue with them. I'm color blind when it comes to crime, prosecute or do away with all regardless of race!
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      by Betty on Nov 16, 2011 at 04:49 PM in reply to Elisabeth
      You are obviously white, why do you feel the need to "label" your husband as a black man? Do you want a badge or a chest to pin it on? Hey all, this is my black husband and guys, this is my white(or whatever race you are) wife. Talk about racial, look in the mirror fool!
  • by Jared Location: cos on Nov 15, 2011 at 02:27 PM
    To Jerry: Maybe YOU are afraid of black people.. maybe you're just a chump also
  • by Cos on Nov 15, 2011 at 01:33 PM
    KKTV do you not see anything wrong with posting people's racist remarks??Don't categorize all white people being afraid of blacks,that is just stupid!
    • reply
      by Jackson on Nov 16, 2011 at 04:45 PM in reply to Cos
      Get over it crybaby! If you don't like to read the comments, then maybe you should hop on over to the Bieber story, seems to be more your speed.
  • by Jim Location: Colorado Springs on Nov 15, 2011 at 12:18 PM
    Subhuman trash strikes again. Hopefully they will get theirs!
  • by Jerry on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:33 AM
    And you wonder why White people are afraid of Blacks! Just saying.
    • reply
      by unknown on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:29 AM in reply to Jerry
      speak for yourself idiot. we use to tar n feather blacks n the south and white people are afraid think not!
      • reply
        by yeah right on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:25 AM in reply to unknown
        I bet YOU didnt tar and feather NOBODY!!!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2011 at 09:18 AM
    Dang. 15 shot! Glad the guy is OK
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