THORNTON, Colo. – A fight over a parking spot led to a triple shooting in Thornton that ended with three people injured Sunday night, according to a spokesman with the Thornton Police Department.
The shooting was the reported on the 9500 block of Pecos Street, near the intersection with W. 96th Avenue, shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday.
Once at the scene, officers found three victims who were taken to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries. A suspect was taken into custody, according to tweets from the police department.
On Monday, department spokesman Jesus Mendez said the shooting was the result of a “conflict between residents over parking,” but provided no further details.
Froylan Bahena-Benitez, 48, was identified as the suspect in the shooting by the police department. It’s unclear what charges – if any – he will face.
The three victims in the shooting – all men – were expected to make a full recovery, Mendez said.