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Domestic dispute ends in shooting, El Paso County woman arrested

Posted at 4:15 PM, May 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-24 18:15:41-04

EL PASO COUNTY — Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, El Paso County deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of Harvard St. in the Widefield area, on a domestic dispute.

When deputies arrived, they found a victim with a gunshot wound in the residence. A deputy began life-saving measures and the victim was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

The suspect, Valerie Coes, was arrested on scene and booked into the El Paso County Jail on charges of Murder in the Second Degree (Criminal Attempt), Assault in the First Degree, and Felony Menacing.

No further information has been released at this time.