UPDATE: TUESDAY 9/13/2022 7:53 p.m.
FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A Peak Alert was sent out from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) saying that “law enforcement has resolved the situation in the area of the 600 block of Autumn Pl.”
The shelter-in-place has been lifted and EPSO said anyone who was sheltered can resume normal activities.
The City of Fountain posted on Twitter that 43-year-old Andrew Bicknell is wanted for felony menacing, and was not located inside the home where the standoff occurred. He is a white man, 5’4″ with a thin build.
If you have any information on this case, call Fountain Police at (719) 382-8555 or Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP(7867).
UPDATE: TUESDAY 9/13/2022 5:50 p.m.
FOUNTAIN, Colo. — The shelter in place order is in effect while law enforcement respond to a barricaded suspect, Fountain Police Department (FPD) confirmed. FPD said they are trying multiple rapid response methods to try and coax the suspect to leave the home.
The shelter in place order remains in effect.
ORIGINAL STORY: Shelter in place in Fountain
TUESDAY 9/13/2022 3:08 p.m.
FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A shelter-in-place alert was sent out to residents in a neighborhood in Fountain due to police activity in the area.
According to a Facebook post by the City of Fountain Government, the affected area is near Fountain Mesa Road and Autumn Place.
Residents who received the alert should lock their doors and remain inside until an all-clear is issued. Police ask everyone else to avoid the area.
This is a developing story, check back here for updates.