Man shot on I-70 west of Limon, Deputies search for suspects

Posted at 11:41 AM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 21:25:54-04

ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. -- The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office was searching for the men who shot a driver on Interstate 70 about 10 miles west of Limon.

The shooting was reported about 12:47 a.m. Friday 

A man told deputies he was driving from Kansas when a blue four-door Honda pulled up alongside him and someone inside opened fire.

He suffered several gunshot wounds and was flown to a hospital in critical condition.

"The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time," the sheriff's office said in a press release.

Investigators were conducting interviews in the area and reviewing security footage from businesses along the I-70 corridor.

The victim described the driver as a white man with curly blond hair, wearing a black hoodie and khaki shorts.

The passenger was also a white male  wearing a white t-shirt and black pants. 

If you have information that could help the investigation,  you are asked  to call the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office's  Investigations unit at 303-805-6109.


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