Colorado Springs

Armed woman captured on west side of Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department responded to a woman armed with a gun on the west side of the city on Wednesday.

CSPD got a call of a single shot fired at around 3:40 p.m. Officers were also told that a woman was holding a gun and acting suspiciously. 

A Reverse 911 was put in place just after 5 p.m. for the area near Constellation and Cresta as police search for the suspect. 

Officers released a K9 on the woman. She was bitten and then surrendered to officers.  

CSPD believes she may have mental issues or was on drugs at the time of the incident. 

The woman may be facing charges of discharging a firearm. 

The scene was clear by 5:15 p.m. and a message was sent out to nearby residents shortly after, lifting the Shelter in Place. 



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