Sheriff's Office Investigates Shooting on Old Stage Road
This morning, November 6, 2021, between 2:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m., a shooting occurred in the 2300 block of Old Stage Road. The shooting occurred alongside a dirt road located in the Cheyenne Mountain State Park.
The Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a report of a juvenile gunshot victim at a local hospital. Their preliminary investigation revealed that the incident occurred within the jurisdiction of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. El Paso County Sheriff's Office detectives assumed responsibility over the investigation.
The juvenile was with their family inside of a vehicle at the time of the shooting. The juvenile was shot once in the leg and transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
We believe this is an isolated incident with no known threat to the community.
We are asking citizens who may have been in the area to provide us with information related to this incident or if they witnessed it to please contact our Investigations Tip Line at 719-520-6666.