Juvenile suspect in custody after 2 males shot in Castle Rock


Double shooting in Castle Rock on Monday, May 22, 2017

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- Two males were injured in a shooting Monday night that is not believed to be a random act of violence, the Castle Rock Police Department said.

Officers responded about 9 p.m. after neighbors in the 200 block of Ash Avenue reported hearing gunshots.

Within minutes of the initial call, the two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds about two miles away at South Wilcox Street and Rio Grande Drive.

The victims, who drove from the home where the shooting happened, were taken to a a hospital in unknown condition. Police have not released their ages.

A juvenile male suspect was found in the Castle Rock area about 2 a.m. Tuesday and taken into custody, police said. The victims and the suspect are believed to know each other, police said.

Police initially said they were looking for two suspects and would not confirm if a second person was still being sought.

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