Three arrested on multiple charges after custody dispute

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three people were arrested on multiple charges after a custody dispute turned violent Tuesday night, according to police.

Police said the incident happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 2500-block of Gina Drive, which is in the area of Astrozon Boulevard and Chelton Road. When officers arrived, they learned there had been a fight between the residents of a home and three people who showed up at the home, and the fight stemmed from a custody dispute.

Police determined the three people had illegally entered the home and assaulted the residents. They said the homeowner got a gun to defend himself, and one of the suspects took it from him. No shots were fired in the incident.

The three suspects were arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, assault, harassment, and child abuse.

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