Fort Collins Police investigating shooting in Old Town



A Fort Collins officer working foot patrol in Old Town heard multiple gunshots and later found a victim with gunshot wounds.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A disturbance in Old Town resulted in a shooting on Saturday morning.  

According to the Fort Collins Police Services (FCPS), an officer working foot patrol in Old Town heard multiple gunshot wounds in the area of South College Ave. and East Oak St.. When the officer arrived in the area, they found a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The officer rendered aid to the victim before they were transported to the hospital. FCPS said the victim had serious injuries. 

Police said that after their investigation, they learned that the shooting stemmed from a disturbance between two people earlier in the night. FCPS said the victim was one of the people in the disturbance. 

Detectives have identified and contacted the people involved in the shooting and are investigating the incident. Police said there is no ongoing threat to the public.

“Old Town is a special place to many of us who live in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado. It is a place to come and enjoy our friends, family, and many of the local businesses we love,” said Fort Collins Police Chief Jeff Swoboda, “There is no place for violence anywhere in our city but is especially problematic in a busy location that puts so many innocent people at risk. I’m grateful to our District One Officers who responded towards the danger and rendered aid to the victim and to our Detectives who diligently worked this case to identify and contact those involved.” 

Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting is asked to contact Detective Stuart Music at 970-416-2575 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-416-2575. 

RELATED: Chase involving deputies under investigation

RELATED: Man shot by Fort Collins officer expected to survive

SUGGESTED VIDEOS: Latest from 9NEWS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries

Watch more from 9NEWS on the free 9NEWS+ app for Roku and Fire TV 

9NEWS+ has multiple live daily shows including 9NEWS Mornings, Next with Kyle Clark and 9NEWS+ Daily, an original streaming program. 9NEWS+ is where you can watch live breaking news, weather updates, and press conferences. You can also replay recent newscasts and find videos on demand of our top stories, local politics, investigations and Colorado specific features. 

To download 9NEWS+ on Roku search for KUSA.  

To download 9NEWS+ on Fire TV search for 9NEWS. 

RELATED: Watch 9NEWS for free on ROKU, Apple TV, Fire TV 



Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.