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Two boys arrested for Attempted First Degree Murder

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The Colorado Springs Police were dispatched to investigate a shots fired call early Sunday morning.

Officers say the investigation revealed that a victim had been driving in the area of Jet Wing Dr and S Chelton Rd when a white SUV passed him. The victim thought the occupants of the white SUV had thrown something at him.

According to the police report, once the victim attempted to get closer to the SUV in order to get the suspects license plate number, multiple shots came from the SUV. The shots missed the victim but shattered several other windows in the car.

The victim then pulled over to avoid any further issues. Officers were able to link a reported stolen vehicle to one of the suspects. While following up that they located a driver, who was a juvenile.

Police say, they were able to identify the juvenile male as the shooter of the SUV. Officers obtained a search warrant for the second suspect's residence and executed it with the Tactical Enforcement Unit.

The second suspect was then taken into custody, the gun used in the shooting was recovered, which police say was also stolen. Both suspects were arrested for Attempted First Degree Murder and Possession of a Handgun by a Juvenile. 

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