Colorado Springs: 4 killed, including gunman, in shooting spree

Colorado Springs: 4 killed, including gunman, in shooting spree

Four people are dead, including a suspected gunman, following a shooting spree in Colorado Springs on Saturday that ended in a gunbattle between police and the suspect.

Lt. Catherine Buckley said officers were responding to a report of shots being fired when they spotted a suspect matching the description of the person they were trying to find. Buckley said the suspect opened fire, and police fired back.

Witnesses described a chaotic scene as the suspect went down the street with a rifle.

Matt Abshire, 21, told the Colorado Springs Gazette he looked outside his apartment window and saw a man shoot someone with a rifle. Abshire said he ran to the street and followed the man and called police.

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The man suddenly turned and fired more shots, hitting two women, Abshire said. Their names and conditions were not available.

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