COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UPDATE: The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Hispanic man in connection with a shooting early Sunday that prompted a shelter-in-place order in the Widefield-Security area.
The man is identified as John Paz. The sheriff’s office shared his photo on Twitter Sunday evening.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents living in the area of Ponderosa Drive and Grand Boulevard in Security-Widefield to shelter in place. In a social media post, the sheriff’s office asked residents to secure their homes and stay away from windows and doors.
This is in response to ongoing law enforcement activity related to a shooting in the area. They ask the public to only dial 911 in the event of a life-or-death emergency.
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