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1 shot with life-threatening injuries in southeast Springs; police looking for suspect

Police are responding to a reported shooting on East Fountain near the intersection with Murray on Sept. 3, 2020.
Police are responding to a reported shooting on East Fountain near the intersection with Murray on Sept. 3, 2020.(KKTV)
Published: Sep. 3, 2020 at 6:14 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following a shooting in southeast Colorado Springs early Thursday.

Officers were called to the area of East Fountain Boulevard and South Murray Boulevard just after 5:20 a.m. on reports of shots fired.

“When officers arrived, they did locate one male in the middle of the road with a potential gunshot wound. His injuries were serious and life-threatening, and he has been transported to a local hospital,” said Natashia Kerr with the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Police tell 11 News the victim was with a woman at a gas station in the 4300 block of Fountain when a fight broke out between the victim and another man. During that fight, the victim was shot.

“We are still actively looking for that suspect, but everything in our investigation so far has led us to believe that this is an isolated incident. We don’t believe that there is any threat to the public,” Kerr said.

This is an active investigation. Check back for updates.

We’re following breaking news of a shooting near Fountain and Murray. Reporter Melissa Henry is live with what we know

Posted by KKTV 11 News on Thursday, September 3, 2020

This is a developing story and we will update as we learn more.

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