1 boy, 1 adult dead, several injured following shooting at Memorial Park

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating a shooting with multiple victims at the Memorial Park Skate Park.

UPDATE: Around 7:14 p.m. Saturday, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Communication Center received a call about a shooting at the Memorial Park Skate Park.

When first responders arrived, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds and one deceased juvenile male.

The two injured people, an adult and one juvenile, were transported to a local hospital where the adult died as a result from their injuries. The juvenile victim is in critical condition while still receiving medical treatment.

Detectives with CSPD’s Homicide / Assault Unit have assumed responsibility for the investigation. No arrests have been made at this time. This continues to be an active and open investigation.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation 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 1-800-222-847

ORIGINAL: Calls first came in about several gun shots being fired just after 7 p.m. Saturday. When Colorado Springs Police Officers arrived on scene, multiple victims were found.

CSPD says its homicide and assault unit are responding to the scene to investigate.

When asked, a CSPD lieutenant could not confirm any fatalities, but said that only “some” of the victims were taken to a hospital.

Police have not taken a suspect into custody as of 8:20 p.m., though CSPD says there is no threat to the community at this time. There is no suspect information that has been released.

CSPD asks anyone with information on this incident to call them at 719-444-7000 or crime stoppers at 719-634-7867 to remain anonymous.

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