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A man was injured in an early morning shooting Friday in southeast Colorado Springs, police said.

Officers responded just after 1 a.m. to the 4900 block of Copper Springs View and found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a local hospital, and police said he is expected to recover from his injuries.

The department's Violent Crimes Homicide/Assault Unit has taken over the investigation.

"It is believed that this is an isolated incident and there is no known danger to the community," police said in a report.


Chhun Sun is The Gazette's morning breaking news reporter. A Thailand-born Cambodian-American, he joined The Gazette's staff in April 2015 — covering everything from public safety to sports and outdoors to local/state politics.