Woman reportedly held against her will in Colorado Springs leads to standoff and shelter-in-place alert

A shelter-in-place alert was issued for a neighborhood in southwest Colorado Springs Monday morning at about 7:45.
Published: May. 30, 2023 at 7:46 AM MDT|Updated: May. 30, 2023 at 1:08 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Residents in a neighborhood on the southwest side of Colorado Springs were told to shelter in place on Tuesday tied to a barricaded suspect. The alert lasted for nearly four hours before it was lifted.

According to police, the incident started at about 6:30 in the morning when they were called to an apartment complex in the 200 block of Beaver Court for a domestic disturbance. The neighborhood is close to Cheyenne Boulevard and 8th Street.

“While conducting their investigation officers obtained information the victim was being held against her will and was in immediate danger,” police wrote in their online crime blotter. “Officers with the Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU) made entry and the victim was located suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.”

The suspect refused to come out of the home prompting the standoff and shelter-in-place alert.

The suspect was taken into custody at about 11:15 a.m. and had not been publicly identified the last time this article was updated.