Man arrested after shooting at another man with compound bow

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A man is facing charges after he used a compound bow to shoot at another man in central Colorado Springs Thursday night, according to police. 

Police said it happened just before 11 p.m. on East La Salle Street, which is in the area of Constitution Avenue and Chelton Road. The arrow pierced the victim’s jacket, but did not hit or injure him, according to police. 

Police said the attack appeared to be unprovoked, and was not the result of an altercation. 

Police said the suspect resisted when officers tried to arrest him. They tased him and took him into custody. He sustained minor injuries. No officers were injured. 

The suspect’s name has not been released. 

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