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Fountain Walmart evacuated after false report of active shooter, caller arrested

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Posted at 9:07 PM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 23:07:39-04

FOUNTAIN, CO — A 27-year-old man is in custody after making a false 911 call about an active shooter at the Walmart in Fountain.

According to the Fountain Police Department, before 8:00 p.m., Walmart was evacuated due to a report of an active shooter.

After officers arrived on scene and determined there was no active shooter, they discovered 27-year-old Christian Elenga made the call.

Officers located Elenga and placed him in custody. Officers say he will be charged with false reporting along with several other charges.

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