14-year-old captured following Widefield shooting
WIDEFIELD, Colo. (KKTV) - A 14-year-old is in custody following a shooting in Widefield Tuesday night.
Authorities believe the young teen shot a man in the 6900 block of Caballero Avenue. The neighborhood is just southwest of Fontaine Boulevard and Fountain Mesa Road.
“About 9:47 tonight, our communications center received a call from a shooting,” El Paso County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Jacqueline Kirby told 11 News. “When deputies arrived on scene, we did have an adult male with a gunshot wound.”
The suspect reportedly fled the scene. He was captured Wednesday afternoon without incident. The victim was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The relationship between the victim and suspect was not shared by authorities.
The suspect is facing charges including attempted first-degree murder. He is not being publicly identified because of his age.
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