Lockdown lifted at Fort Carson after person is shot; Suspect in custody

Posted at 4:24 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 21:19:47-04

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A suspect is in custody following a shooting that left one person injured at Fort Carson late Thursday afternoon. All gates and facilities are also open.

U.S. Army officials confirmed there was a lockdown shortly after 4 p.m., describing the situation as a shooting near Bad Toelz Road.

The victim in the shooting suffered injuries but was listed as stable, according to Army officials.

"Based on our assessment, there is not an active shooter situation; however all personnel are sheltering in place and all gates have been closed to in- and outbound traffic while the situation is being investigated," Fort Carson officials said. 

Viewer photos showed traffic was stalled at the gates as no one was allowed to get in or out of the post. 

Courtesy: KRDO News in Colorado Springs. 

The shooting is under investigation.