COLORADO SPRINGS — According to The Colorado Police Department 24-year-old Fidencio Meza-Pelayo is facing multiple charges after a dangerous early morning crash in downtown Colorado Springs.
Detectives say the crash happened on Sunday just before 2 a.m. near East Bijou Street & North Tejon Street.
According to investigators, Meza-Pelayo was suffering from a gunshot wound at the time of the crash and officers believe he was shot by a homeowner in the 1900 block of South Prospect after an earlier domestic disturbance call.
Investigators say after being shot Meza-Pelayo drove off and made his way into the downtown area. Moments later officers say Meza-Pelayo struck a parked car and crashed into several businesses along the 200 block of N. Tejon St causing a significant amount of damage.
Meza-Pelayo was arrested and charged with kidnapping, assault, burglary, and several traffic charges. He is currently in the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.
#HappeningNow CSPD investigating gnarly early morning crash in downtown Colorado Springs that damaged patios and storefronts near Tejon and Bijou. Stick with @KOAA for updates on this story as we learn more about what led up to the crash and the condition of any people involved. pic.twitter.com/qi9dtl3AHj— Patrick Nelson (@PatrickNelsonTV) February 11, 2024
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