UPDATE: TUESDAY 2/21/2023 9:03 p.m.
(COLORADO SPRINGS) — CSPD provided an update to FOX21 News at the scene, and said the incident at the convenience store at the corner of Palmer Park Boulevard and Potter Drive was a shooting that happened around 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sgt. Alterae Rogers with CSPD said five people were injured in the shooting, all of whom suffered non-life threatening injuries. He said at this time, police believe the shooting involved a group of teenagers.
No arrests have been made, Sgt. Rogers said, and suspects or suspect vehicles are unknown currently. There is surveillance video from the convenience store, and Sgt. Rogers said police are working with the store to obtain that footage.
Detectives are currently working to interview witnesses and collect evidence at the scene, and the police presence will remain at that location for several hours for that investigation.
CSPD is no longer on priority dispatch as of 10 p.m. Tuesday.
ORIGINAL STORY: Large police presence near Mitchell High School
TUESDAY 2/21/2023 7:42 p.m.
There is a large police presence north of Mitchell High School at a gas station on Palmer Park Boulevard.
The large presence of Colorado Springs Police was reported around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Conoco on Palmer Park Boulevard east of North Academy Boulevard.
CSPD posted on their Communications Twitter account that the department was working a “significant incident” and asked the community to only call 911 with emergencies. Non-emergencies are asked to wait until CSPD returns to “normal operations.”
FOX21 News has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.