Man arrested after hours-long standoff with police
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was arrested after an hours-long standoff with police.
Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to Turquoise Circle, near Austin Bluffs and Oro Blanco, to shots fired. Officers say 42-year-old Scott Martinez had fired at least one shot, which damaged his neighbor’s home.
Officers tried to make contact with the suspect for several hours and got a search warrant. Martinez later surrendered peacefully. No one was injured in this incident.
Martinez was booked into the El Paso County jail, charged with Illegal Discharge of a Firearm (Felony), Prohibited Use of Weapons, and Criminal Mischief.
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