PUEBLO, Colo — A woman accused of breaking into vehicles was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being shot Wednesday morning, the Pueblo Police Department said.
Police said officers responded to a shooting around 3:25 a.m. in the 4700 block of Eagleridge Circle and discovered a woman with multiple gunshot wounds.
The preliminary investigation revealed the woman was allegedly breaking into vehicles in the parking lot when a man shot at her, according to police.
The woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and other people involved with the reported break-ins left the scene before officers arrived, police said.
The man who police say shot the woman was taken into custody without incident on suspicion of first-degree assault.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 719-542-7867 or visit pueblocrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation.
From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted.
> More information about Pueblo Crime Stoppers can be found here.
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