1 shot in Colorado Springs near the Citadel Mall

Shooting investigation in Colorado Springs near the Citadel Mall. 1/2/2020.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was shot in an area near the Citadel Mall in Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon.

Police received the call at 4:05 p.m. The mall is off N. Academy Boulevard and E. Platte Avenue. Originally, the call came in as a drive-by shooting in the mall's parking lot. Authorities learned the victim had arrived at the parking lot to meet up with at least one other person.

At some point, a male suspect shot the victim and fled the scene.

The suspect was still at large as of 6:20 p.m. Police provided a description of the suspect vehicle stating it was described as gray in color with damage to the front driver-side bumper. The suspect was described as a black man wearing a green-colored sweatshirt.

Details on the status of the victim were not available other than he had a gunshot wound to his torso.

Anyone with information is asked to call 719-444-7000.