2 people in custody after shooting at Fort Carson Army base

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FORT CARSON, Colo. — Officials with Fort Carson Army base announced Friday the arrest of two people following a shooting on the base.

Officials closed all gates at Fort Carson Army base after the incident Thursday afternoon.

A statement released by officials read, “Two individuals are in custody at the Douglas County Jail following a shooting on Fort Carson on 15 June. One victim remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and the incident remains under investigation.”

Officials said the shooting happened near Bad Toelz Road in the center of the installation. A shelter-in-place order was lifted by 5:30 p.m. and all gates and facilities were open.

“Based on our assessment, there is not an active shooter situation; however all personnel are sheltering in place and all gates have been closed to in and out bound traffic while the situation is being investigated,” a statement from Fort Carson said at the time of the shooting.

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