Man tells police he was shot while walking in Cañon City

CAÑON CITY, Colo. — A man was shot while walking in Cañon City overnight, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said around 4:15 a.m., they were called to the hospital, where a man was being treated for a gunshot wound. The victim told police he was walking in a private field between Sherman Avenue and Grand Avenue when he was shot in the upper body. He sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies said they have not identified a suspect, but it appears there’s no ongoing threat to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jolliffe at 719-276-5547 or Crime Stoppers at 719-275-STOP (7867).

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