Suspect arrested in Colorado Springs road rage shooting

Khalil Sanders _ Colorado Springs Police Department_223594

This story has been updated. 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police say they have arrested a suspect in a shooting that injured a woman in northern Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. on Dublin Boulevard just west of Academy Boulevard. The victim told police she was driving westbound on Dublin when she was shot by someone in the car behind her. She was hospitalized with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her back.

Police said the shooting “appears to be the result of an isolated road rage incident” and there is no immediate threat to the public.

The suspect has been identified as Khalil Sanders, 23. Police said Sanders was arrested Saturday on charges of possession of a weapon by a previous offender. He was still in jail on Monday, when he was charged with first degree assault for the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 719-444-7000, or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867).

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local Stories

More Local