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Person left with life-threatening injuries after Colorado Springs hit-and-run

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Posted at 7:55 AM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 09:55:50-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department is attempting to identify a hit-and-run suspect after leaving someone with life-threatening injuries Sunday evening.

Police said they responded to a 7-Eleven on South Circle Drive around 9 p.m. where they said a "disturbance" happened between two groups of customers where a handgun was revealed.

While one of the groups tried to drive away from the convenience store, they hit the victim with their vehicle. The department said the victim had life-threatening injuries when they were taken to Memorial Hospital.

The suspect fled the scene and officers are working to identify them and their vehicle.

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