One injured, suspect in custody after verbal altercation leads to shooting

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — One person was shot after a verbal altercation early Wednesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

The shooting happened before 3:30 a.m. in the 17100 block of Lark Water Lane near E-470 and Jordan Road, the sheriff’s office said.

Two men and one woman got into an altercation and one of them was shot. The victim, a man whose name and age were not released, was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

The suspect, who was not identified, was taken into custody.