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Suspect arrested after police respond to active shooter situation in Colorado Springs Friday night

Investigators say suspect was firing a rifle at an apartment complex building near Barnes and Powers
Posted at 9:53 PM, Sep 15, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A 35-year-old suspect was arrested by CSPD Friday night after investigators say he was shooting a rifle at buildings near Barnes and Powers.

Investigators at the scene say officers recovered roughly 50 bullet shell casings at the scene and multiple structures were hit by the gunfire.

CSPD says the suspect had an injury to his leg, but nobody else was injured as a result of this incident.

After getting medical treatment the suspect will head to jail and is expected to face multiple felony charges.

According to CSPD, the situation took place near the Alpine Vista Apartment Complex just east of the Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road intersection.

As of 10:30 p.m. the Colorado Springs Police Department says it was able to arrest the suspect, 35-year-old Joey Daniel Romero.

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