Woman shot while driving in southeastern Colorado Springs


A woman was shot in the leg while driving in southeastern Colorado Springs Thursday night, according to police. 

Police said it happened around 11:45 p.m. in a neighborhood in the area of Circle Drive and Verde Drive. The victim was headed west on Capulin Drive. As she entered the intersection with Shenandoah Drive, she passed another car. That’s when she heard a crackle, saw an orange flash, and felt warmth on her right leg. The victim realized she had been shot and drove herself to a convenience store, where she called 911. Police said she was not seriously injured. 

Police said the suspect was in a dark-colored car that was larger than the one the victim drove. The victim could not provide any other suspect information. 

Officers searched the area, but could not find the suspect.  

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