Pueblo Shooting Possibly Gang Related

One man is in custody after police say he shot another man in the leg.

Suspect Issac Marez (Credit: Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)

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One man is in custody after police say he shot another man in the leg.

Around 7 p.m. Monday, Pueblo police were sent to the Loaf 'N Jug on 2202 W. 18th St. When they arrived, they say they found Andrew Barela, 20, who had been shot in the leg.

Barela was taken to the hospital and will be transported to a Denver hospital for serious bodily injuries.

The suspect is believed to be Isaac Marez,19. Around 9:45 officers were able to locate Marez in the 1000 block of Carteret. After a short foot pursuit he was taken into custody.

The incident is possibly gang related. The investigation is ongoing.

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