One injured in shooting on Fort Carson

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 15, 2017) — One person was injured in a shooting on Fort Carson Thursday afternoon, according to post officials.

The shooting happened near Bad Toelz Road, which is in the center of the installation. As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the victim is in stable condition.

All gates were closed to inbound and outbound traffic and all personnel were instructed to shelter in place while officials investigated the situation. The shelter in place order was lifted around 5:30 p.m., and all gates and facilities have reopened.

Law enforcement officers have a suspect in custody, according to Fort Carson officials. No other details have been released.

UPDATE (June 16, 2017): Fort Carson officials now say two suspects are being held in the Douglas County Jail in connection with the shooting. The victim remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials said all three people involved are Fort Carson soldiers.

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