FOUNTAIN — Sunday, the Fountain Police Department announced the arrest of a man in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday night, Aug. 10th.
According to Fountain PD, 25-year-old Kyle Vanwormer, of Fountain, has been arrested and booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender, and Theft (stolen gun).
Fountain PD said the victim in the shooting sustained life-threatening injuries and is currently in critical condition at a local hospital. The department's investigation is ongoing.
This shooting occurred sometime during the evening of Saturday, Aug. 10th. At approximately 6 p.m., Fountain PD officers responded to the 800 block of South Santa Fe Ave. for a reported shooting.
No further information has been released at this time. The victim of the shooting has not been identified.