Gun battle in Colorado Springs neighborhood, man told police he defended himself in attempted robbery

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police blocked off a street in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon after multiple reports of shots fired in the neighborhood in an apparent gun battle.

Just after 3 p.m. there was an exchange of gunfire between a resident and others in the area of Uintah Street and Caldera Drive near Old Colorado City. There were no reported injuries.

Police say a victim returned to the scene later in the day as they were investigating. The victim told police someone came to his door and tried to rob him. The suspects fired shots and the victim returned fire. It isn't clear how many shots were fired.

At least one house and one vehicle were hit by gunfire.

Police say it is unclear what the motivation of the attempted robbery was.