Shooting investigation underway south of Colorado Springs on Wednesday

El Paso County Sheriff vehicle.
El Paso County Sheriff vehicle.(KKTV)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 4:18 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2022 at 6:34 AM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Very few details were available to the public as the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office investigated a shooting Wednesday evening.

At about 4:15 p.m. the sheriff’s office stated some roads were closed in the area of B Street and Venetucci Boulevard for the investigation. The area is just south of Colorado Springs.

Sgt. Jason Garrett with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said they started receiving calls at about 3:50 p.m. for a shooting. When deputies arrived at the scene the found a male victim. The man was taken to the hospital, but details on how serious his injuries are were not available.

Garrett adds that based off information they can’t share with the public, they don’t believe there is a danger to the public. As of 5:15 p.m., a suspect was still at large. The sheriff’s office believes they know the identity of the person who fired the shots.

Streets in the area were back open before 5:15 p.m.

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