Shots fire in Douglas County prompts large police presence

Shots were fired in Douglas County east of the Park Meadows Mall and the sheriff’s office is asking the public to avoid the area.

There’s a large police presence responding to the area of Jamaica Street and South Valley Highway, which is just east of Interstate 25 and north of E-470, according to the sheriff’s office. A code red “shelter in place” order is posted for the surrounding area, including an apartment complex.

Deputies on scene have found evidence of shots fired, said Cocha Heyden, a sheriff’s spokesperson. Initial responders have not found a victim or a suspect. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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