Arrest made in deadly Colorado Springs nightclub shooting

Published: Aug. 3, 2019 at 6:54 AM MDT
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An arrest has been made in a deadly nightclub shooting in Colorado Springs last weekend.

The shooting left a 19-year-old woman and injured two others.

According to officers, the call came in around 1:56 on the morning of Aug. 3 at the Social nightclub in Colorado Springs. That's near North Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Both of the victims were taken to a local hospital. The woman passed away from her injuries, and the man remains in critical condition at last report.

Police said a second man was shot, but did not appear to have life-threatening injuries. He was also treated at a local hospital.

The woman who died was identified as 19-year-old La Jayzia Cannon of Colorado Springs.

The suspect was identified as 23-year-old Gary McCallister Jr., a resident of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was arrested on Saturday for second-degree murder. Police publicly announced his arrest on Wednesday.

This marks the 15th homicide investigation in Colorado Springs this year.

If you have any information that could help police, contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000.

You can also remain anonymous by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867.