Fort Collins Police Investigating a Drive-by Shooting, Searching for a Gold Sedan and Suspects
The Fort Collins Police have issued the following press release:
Fort Collins police have responded to a report of a drive-by shooting that occurred around 12:52 p.m. today in the vicinity of Locust and Stover Streets.
Two teenage males were walking in the area when a verbal exchange between the victims and suspects occurred. One male suspect exited the car and fired several shots in the vicinity of the victims. No one was injured. Two uninvolved citizens were in the area when the shots were fired.
The suspects, described as two Hispanic males, ages unknown, fled the area in a gold 4-door sedan. One suspect is believed to have a small amount of facial hair.
As a precautionary measure, Laurel Elementary School has been placed on a soft lockout, meaning the doors have been locked to control ingress and egress while classes continue as normal.
Anyone who sees a vehicle and suspects matching the description are asked to get a license plate number and call police. Do not attempt to follow or stop the suspects.
Some streets are closed in the area. If you believe you have seen the vehicle described or the suspects, please call Fort Collins police at (970) 221-6540.