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Fountain man arrested in connection to shooting that left victim in critical condition

Posted at 1:54 PM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 18:41:55-04

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.