Man badly injured in shooting near Briargate area

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COLORADO SPRINGS – A man was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday night, after a shooting in Colorado Springs.

It happened near the intersection of Briargate Blvd. and N. Union Blvd. around 7:00 p.m.

FOX21 News has confirmed at least one man was found in a car with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police say it started with a disturbance in a parking lot in the 2600 block of Briargate Boulevard, and shots were fired. The man who was injured then drove his car north across Briargate Boulevard and over a curb, eventually stopping in 1st Bank parking lot in the 2700 block of Briargate.

CSPD’s Major Assault and Homicide Unit responded to the scene, along with the Major Crash Team.

Police are asking people to avoid the area. Officers are searching for the suspect, but say they do not believe there is a threat to the public.

Crews hope to have the scene cleared by the morning commute.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

This article will be updated.

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