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A man was shot in the leg while reportedly on walk through a Colorado Springs park, police said.

The shooting occurred just before 8 p.m. in Shooks Run Park in the 600 block of East Monument Street.

The man, who was not identified, was transported to a local hospital with serious but nonlife-threatening injuries.

Police released few details about the shooter and the nature of the incident, but said that there are inconsistencies in the victim's story. 

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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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