COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - One juvenile died and two others were injured in a shooting at about 3 a.m. near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Barnes Road in Colorado Springs.
Fatal shooting. Oct 29, 2017
One of the juveniles who was injured is in critical and stable condition. Another juvenile has serious injuries.
Responding officers found the three males with gunshot wounds on the 4400 block of Austin Bluffs Parkway. They were all sent to the hospital where one of the victims died.
Right now, police are trying to figure out how many people were involved and the identity of any suspects. The incident is still under investigation.
Doherty High School and Coronado High School emailed a note to parents, but could not confirm if the three victims were students in District 11.
Below is a copy of the letter sent to both Coronado and Doherty families:
You may have heard the news regarding two shooting incidents that took place in our community early this morning. While the Colorado Springs Police Department is still investigating both shooting incidents and are not officially identifying the individuals involved, we have been asked several times if the individuals are connected to our school. Please know we do not have many details about this ongoing investigation, but because of the possibility of any connection to our school, we are putting proper security and mental health measures in place so we can help keep all students safe. There will be increased security presence and counselors on our campus tomorrow. We know there is a lot of chatter on social media regarding these two incidents. Please encourage your student(s) to refrain from spreading rumors.