Arrest made in shooting near Memorial Park

A shooting happened south of Prospect Lake in Colorado Springs on 10/8/19.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police have arrested the suspect in a shooting near Memorial Park last week.

The shooting on the afternoon of Oct. 8 left one person injured. Police received the call around 4 p.m. and found the shooting victim just south of Prospect Lake. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Detectives have not said what led up to the shooting.

Monday, police arrested 49-year-old Demetrius Howard on first-degree assault charges.

The case remains an active investigation, and detectives are asking anyone with information or who witnessed the shooting to contact the police department at 719-444-7000. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP.