On Saturday, September 17, 2022, round 1:29 AM, Fort Collins Police Officers working foot patrol in Old Town heard a number of gunshots. Officers rapidly responded to the realm of South College Avenue and East Oak Street.
Upon arrival they positioned a sufferer struggling from a number of gunshot wounds. Officers assisted with rendering assist to the sufferer who was later transported to a native hospital with severe accidents.
Throughout the evening and early morning hours, Detectives and Officers labored to research the circumstances surrounding the taking pictures. The investigation up to now revealed that the taking pictures occurred between two individuals who have been concerned in a disturbance earlier within the evening.
Their preliminary altercation later escalated into a disturbance that resulted in a single individual being shot. Detectives have recognized and contacted these concerned within the taking pictures and the investigation is the underway. There is not any on-going menace to the neighborhood associated to this incident.
“Old Town is a special place to many of us who live in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado. It is a place to come and enjoy our friends, family, and many of the local businesses we love,” stated Fort Collins Police Chief Jeff Swoboda,
“There is no place for violence anywhere in our city but is especially problematic in a busy location that puts so many innocent people at risk. I’m grateful to our District One Officers who responded towards the danger and rendered aid to the victim and to our Detectives who diligently worked this case to identify and contact those involved.”
Detectives are looking for extra witnesses who have been within the space when this taking pictures occurred. Anyone with details about the suspect or incident, who has not already spoken to police, ought to contact Detective Stuart Music at (970) 416-2575. People who want to stay nameless might contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868