Colorado Springs

25-year-old arrested in downtown Colorado Springs shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS - A 25-year-old has been arrested in the shooting of a Fort Carson soldier over the weekend. 

Clifford Parker, 25, was taken into custody following the shooting early Saturday morning outside the Thirsty Parrot Bar and Grill. 

The business is located on Tejon Street in downtown Colorado Springs. 

The motive for the shooting is unclear at this time. 

The Fort Carson soldier is expected to fully recover. 

It was initially reported early Saturday morning by Colorado Springs police that two people were detained. 


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