Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Teen arrested on suspicion of firing shots in Colorado Springs neighborhood

lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com - Published: February 3, 2014
lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com - Published: February 3, 2014

Police said a 17-year-old was intoxicated when he fired several shots into a neighborhood Monday morning. Colorado Springs police responded to the 1900 block of Doherty Road, near Jetwing Drive and Chelton Road, after receiving reports that a teen was firing a gun in the middle of the street....

You've reached your 4 FREE premium stories for this 30 day period*

Register for 4 more free articles.

or
*A 30 day rolling period starts the day you first visit the site.
Are you a subscriber and having trouble viewing stories?
Advertisement

Police said a 17-year-old was intoxicated when he fired several shots into a neighborhood Monday morning.

Colorado Springs police responded to the 1900 block of Doherty Road, near Jetwing Drive and Chelton Road, after receiving reports that a teen was firing a gun in the middle of the street.

According to police, at least three shots were fired, one of which entered an occupied home. Gunfire also hit a car and a motorcycle parked inside of a garage, police said.

Police said the teen later entered a garage, and officers evacuated that home.

A police dog helped officers grab the teen, and he was arrested without further incident.

Police said no one was injured.

The teen is facing charges, including possession of a handgun by a juvenile and illegal discharge of a firearm. He was being held at the Spring Creek Youth Services Center on Monday, police said.

Comment Policy

If you are a subscriber or registered user we welcome your comments. Please register or login with your gazette.com account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

Advertisement
Advertisement
The Gazette’s Deal of the Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement