Manitou Springs shooting suspect arrested

Shooting suspect Cole Johnson. Mugshot provided by El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The background is surveillance footage of the suspect's vehicle, provided by Manitou Springs Police.
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MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Manitou Springs Police believes they have the person responsible for shooting another man in custody.

Officers were called to 141 Manitou Ave. on Nov. 23. A man had been shot and was on the ground in front of the Dillon Motel. Witnesses told officers the suspect left the area in a minivan.

The victim is expected to survive.

On Tuesday, police announced the arrest of Cole Darren Johnson in connection with the shooting. Johnson is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault.

Johnson is being held at the El Paso County Jail. He is scheduled to make his first appearance in court on Wednesday.

If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to call 719-390-5555.