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Arrest made for shooting near Prospect Lake

Posted: 6:12 PM, Oct 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-15 12:43:07-04
Demetrius Howard

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Police have arrested 49-year-old Demetrius Howard on charges of first degree assault for an October 8 shooting at near Prospect Lake.

CSPD said when officers arrived, they found an adult male with a gunshot wound. The victim in the case is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives were able to interview several witnesses in the case. Howard was arrested on October 14 by the Colorado Springs Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force. He's now in the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center.

There's no word on how the suspect may know the victim.