Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect how the suspect identifies, according to information sent to FOX21 News by the Colorado Springs Police Department on Sept. 5, 2023.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has arrested a suspect after a call for service that was initially reported as a shooting in the late evening hours of Sunday, Sept. 3.
According to CSPD, on Sunday at around 9:40 p.m. officers were called to a shooting in the 4800 block of Montebello Drive near Meadowland Boulevard and North Academy Boulevard. The call taker was told the suspect had slashed the caller’s tire before a shot was heard in the background.
Police arrived and contacted the suspect, identified as Genisis Paggio, about 50 yards north of the scene. Police said Paggio had injuries sustained in a struggle with a homeowner after allegedly forcing her way into a home and attacking the victim.
Police reported no shots were fired. Paggio was transported to the hospital before being taken to the Criminal Justice Center.