Apparent robbery leaves one man shot

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — On Dec. 23 around 8:50 p.m. Stetson Hills officers were dispatched to a private residence in the 1700 block of Van Diest Road regarding a shooting.

According to police, upon arrival the initial investigation by officers revealed two adult male suspects unlawfully entered the residence and assaulted a person within the home. One of the suspects shot an adult male resident, who was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It is apparent that a robbery might have been the motive, but both suspects fled the area without being apprehended by the responding officers. A neighborhood canvas was completed, but no arrested were made.

The investigation is continuing. No additional information is available at this time.


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