2 dead, 1 critically wounded in shooting in Colorado Springs

November 21, 2021 GMT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An adult and a juvenile died and another juvenile was wounded in a shooting near a skate park in Colorado Springs on Saturday, police said.

The shooting was reported shortly after 7 p.m. near the skate park within Memorial Park. Officers found a boy who was dead and two others who were wounded, a juvenile and an adult, police said.

According to police, the adult died after being taken to the hospital and the juvenile was initially reported to be in critical condition.

There was also a shooting in the area in 2015 over a missing cell phone that killed a 14-year-old boy, The Gazette reported. In 2017, 33-year-old Riccardo Clinton Kirven was convicted of killing North Middle School student Desmond Smith and sentenced to life terms plus 48 years in prison.