Nevada Avenue shutdown for several hours Thursday, after person dies following a shooting

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Posted at 7:00 AM, May 23, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) reports that they found an injured person on an off-ramp near the intersection of I-25 and S. Nevada Avenue.

Police first responded to reports of an incident involving a vehicle but upon arrival are now investigating the incident as a shooting.

The injured victim was discovered Thursday morning around 6 a.m. and later succumbed to their injuries.

Roads in the area are being blocked off due to the investigation.

Police have blocked off Mill Street, Las Vegas Street, and North Nevada Avenue. They also say South Nevada Avenue is closed. Traffic is closed from the I-25 frontage road to East Las Animas Street. CSPD says to find alternate routes such as Cimarron Street and Bijou Street to get in and out of downtown. The crime scene encompasses a pretty large area.

CSPD asks drivers to avoid the area and use an alternative route.

CSPD says they have no suspect in custody as of this morning. They say officers are working on getting suspect leads and are asking for the public to call with info if they have it. The number to call is 719-444-700.

This is an ongoing investigation.

KOAA News5 will provide updates as we receive them.

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