Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest in Shooting
On June 23, 2020, deputies were dispatched to the Yoder Post Office in reference to a shooting involving a juvenile victim. The shooting occurred in the reporting family's home located in the 7700 block of Edison Road.
When deputies arrived on scene they were flagged down by the parents of the juvenile. Life saving measures were initiated and the juvenile was transported to the hospital by ambulance then later by helicopter with life-threatening injuries.
Detectives arrived on scene and have assumed responsibility in this investigation.
The juvenile's father, Nikolay Krutitskiy, DOB: 04/17/1986, has been arrested and booked into the El Paso County Jail on the following charges:
First Degree Assault,
Child Abuse - Serious Injury/Knowingly or Reckless,
Possession of Weapon by Previous Offender,
Child Abuse - Without Injury/Knowing or Reckless,
Prohibited Use of a Weapon,
Violation of Restraining Order, and
A mugshot of Krutitskiy is attached to this press release.
This is an active investigation. Information will be provided as the investigation allows.