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CSPD: man acting strangely at 7-Eleven, tried to give clerk gun

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Jan 20, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — At 2:25 a.m. on Monday the Colorado Springs Police Department were notified of a person at a 7-Eleven store, at 1685 Jet Wing Drive, acting strangely and talking about guns.

Officers later learned the man, who they identified as Shane Walters, attempted to give the clerk a gun. Authorities say the suspect had one gun and they found another gun on the suspect's car.

Police say Walters became non-compliant and tried to run away from officers. Police say Walters was eventually contained in a patrol car until medical personnel arrived and transported him to the hospital.