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Colorado Springs police investigating fatal shooting on UCCS campus

Posted at 8:09 AM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 10:09:48-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus late Wednesday evening.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, Colorado Springs police responded to the UCCS Family Development Center on the 1400 block of Austin Bluffs Parkway to a report of shots fired.

When they arrived on scene, officers found that a teenage male had been shot and transported by friends to a local hospital. He died of his injuries.

The death is being investigated by CSPD’s Violent Crimes Section as suspicious.

The UCCS campus is safe, police said. The Family Development Center will stay closed Thursday as detectives process the crime scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.