Intersection of Yakima and Omaha closed following domestic violence-related shooting

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UPDATE: The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has released more information regarding Friday morning’s shooting.

According to EPSO Public Information Officer Lt. Deborah Mynatt, deputies received a report of a shooting on the 7100 block of Omaha Boulevard around 2:47 a.m.

When deputies arrived, they found a man with a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was given medical treatment and taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The office said it is in the early stages of its investigation and will provide updates as they become availabe.

No arrests have been made, however, EPSO urges anyone with information to contact its tip line at (719) 520-6666.

UPDATE: EPSO has confirmed the shooting was related to a domestic violence incident. A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

No suspects have been announced and no one has been taken into custody.

Law enforcement told FOX21 News the intersection of Yakima Drive and Omaha Boulevard will be closed until further notice as the investigation continues.

ORIGINAL: EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) is on the scene of a shooting in Colorado Springs.

According to EPSO, the shooting happened around 5 o’clock Friday morning in the 7100 block of Omaha Boulevard.

FOX21 is at the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.

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