COLORADO SPRINGS – On Friday, March 1st, CSPD officers from the Sand Creek Division responded to the 400 block of Ellers Grove on a reported shooting.
According to CSPD, when officers arrived they found a female suffering from a serious but non-life threatening gunshot wound to the head and a male suffering from a serious but non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand.
Both people were transported to a local hospital to receive medical treatment.
CSPD said their investigation revealed that the female, identified as Chelsea Frederickson-Smith, had been recklessly handling a firearm and her husband tried to intervene. As the husband tried to intervene, the firearm discharged, wounding both individuals.
Frederickson-Smith was booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center for 1st Degree Assault and Prohibited Use of a Weapon.