One person dead following Colorado Springs shooting and shelter in place order

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COLORADO SPRINGS — A shelter in place order has been issued following a shooting in the area of Morning Sun Avenue and Academy Boulevard.

UPDATE: FOX21 has learned the suspect involved in the standoff is dead. Little information has been released, but we will update as more becomes available.

UPDATE: FOX21 has been informed that police activity has ended in the situation of an armed and barricaded suspect behind the 24 Hour Fitness at Austin Bluffs and North Academy.

According to CSPD, a suspect fired at officers. When officers reportedly fired back, the suspect barricaded himself in a van.

At last report, the suspect has not been apprehended and the scene is still unsafe.

People are being asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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