17-year-old arrested for shooting in Pueblo County

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PUEBLO — Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 17-year-old following an investigation of a shooting that happened late Friday night.

The shooting happened at a home in Pueblo County between Blende and Vineland around midnight.

Deputies were told there had been a disturbance involving a large group of juveniles prior to shots being fired.

As deputies arrived, they saw a dark-colored SUV attempting to leave and immediately stopped the car.

They discovered one of the people inside the car had been shot.

The victim was taken to a hospital by an ambulance.

Deputies questioned several juveniles who were in the area of the time of the shooting, and on Saturday a 17-year-old was taken into custody.

The 17-year-old was arrested for attempted first-degree murder and second-degree assault. He has been booked into the Pueblo Youth Center.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office at (719) 583-6250 or Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-STOP (7867).

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