- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An El Paso County sheriff’s deputy shot and injured a man during an incident inside a Hobby Lobby store in Colorado Springs.

The Gazette reports (https://goo.gl/8Kjklv ) the 48-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was shot at about 6 p.m. Friday and was conscious when he was loaded onto a stretcher and wheeled to an ambulance. The deputy was not injured.

Investigators have not said what led to the shooting, and the condition of the man who was shot has not been released.

Laynee and Cheri Blair, of Colorado Springs, told the newspaper they were in the store when they heard two shots, and then a third shot after a pause. They said they ran out of the store, as did other shoppers, when they realized it was gunfire.

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Information from: The Gazette, https://www.gazette.com


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