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Man sentenced for December 2023 KOA campground shooting

Shooting at Pueblo KOA
Posted at 4:50 PM, Jun 12, 2024

PUEBLO — On the morning of Friday, December 29, a man was shot multiple times at the KOA near I-25 and Purcell Blvd.

WATCH: Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating a shooting at KOA north of Pueblo

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating a shooting at KOA north of Pueblo

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office deputies responded around 11 a.m. and immediately took 54-year-old Steven Hollingsworth into custody without incident.

Deputies later recovered the firearm used in the shooting.

The man who was shot had to be flown to a Colorado Springs hospital due to life-threatening injuries.

No one else was injured as a result of this incident.

On Tuesday, January 2, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office arrested Hollingsworth for attempted first-degree murder.

WATCH: Pueblo County Sheriff's Office makes arrest in December KOA shooting

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office makes arrest in December KOA shooting

Hollingsworth is accused of shooting a 30-year-old man following an argument.

Hollingsworth has since been held in the Pueblo County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

In March, Hollingsworth pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted murder.

On Wednesday, June 12, Hollingsworth was sentenced to 24 years in DOC for the shooting, which seriously injured the 30-year-old man.
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