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Shelter-in-place lifted north of downtown Colorado Springs, suspect in custody

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Posted at 1:33 PM, Apr 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 17:43:43-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Police issued a shelter-in-place to an area north of downtown Colorado Springs, near North Cascade Avenue and Sunflower Road Friday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. Colorado Springs Police said they were looking for a suspect, and that people should avoid the area. CSPD said the suspect was connected to a shots fired call earlier in the day near Filmore Street and North Cascade Avenue.

Shortly after 3 p.m. police reported that the situation had ended and the suspect was in custody.

CSPD said the situation began as an ATF operation. When the suspect was contacted, at least one shot was fired by an ATF agent.

CSPD is now taking over the investigation into the agent-involved shooting.

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