Gunshot victim crashes after shooting in Briargate area

Shooting in Colorado Springs 11/5/19.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was found shot inside a crashed vehicle near Briargate Boulevard and North Union Tuesday night.

Police say the victim was shot in a parking lot and crashed about a block away.

"It appears the occupant of that car was in the parking lot of the 2600 block of Briargate Boulevard when there was some sort of disturbance and a shot was fired by an unknown person. That individual inside the vehicle traveled across the roadway and came to rest at the 2700 block of Briargate Boulevard," said Lt. Jim Sokolik with the Colorado Springs Police Department.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries. His condition has not been updated as of Monday morning.

Detectives with CSPD's homicide and assault units are investigating the crime, as well as the Major Crash Team due to a crash being involved.

There is currently no suspect information. Anyone with information is asked to contact CSPD at 719-444-7000 or call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP. Crime Stoppers tips can be made anonymously.