UPDATE: MONDAY 11/20/2023 10:04 p.m.
CUSTER COUNTY, Colo. — The Custer County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has identified the suspected shooter involved in the fatal shooting of three people in Custer County.
According to CCSO, the suspect is 45-year-old Hanme K. Clark and he was last seen driving a white Dodge Ram 1500 pickup with the Colorado license plate BHLK27.
Two male victims and one female victim died in the shooting. Another female victim is in critical condition.
Three dead in Custer County, shooting suspect still at large
UPDATE: MONDAY 11/20/2023 8:54 p.m.
Three people are dead and at least one person is injured following a shooting in northern Custer County, and the shooter is still at large, according to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
CCSO held a press conference Monday evening, and said the suspected shooter knew at least one of the victims. Those involved had reportedly been arguing over easement lines and civil disputes when the shooting occurred.
The injured person was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. CCSO said while the suspect is not in custody, law enforcement knows the whereabouts of the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle.
All-clear for neighborhood in Custer County
UPDATE: MONDAY 11/20/2023 8:30 p.m.
The Custer County Sheriff has issued an all-clear for the area of Rocky Ridge Road, which was under a shelter-in-place for much of Monday afternoon.
CCSO said additional information would be provided on the shooting. FOX21 News has a crew on the scene and will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.
CCSO searches for suspect after shots fired in Custer County
UPDATE: MONDAY 11/20/2023 7:29 p.m.
A shelter-in-place order remains active Monday evening for a neighborhood in Custer County following a reported neighbor dispute involving shots fired.
According to a spokesperson with the Custer County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), law enforcement are still searching for a suspect after they believe a neighbor dispute lead to shots being fired.
CCSO did not say if there were any injuries, but told neighbors in the area of Rocky Ridge Road to stay indoors, secure their homes, and stay away from doors and windows.
ORIGINAL STORY: Shelter-in-place ordered in northern Custer County
MONDAY 11/20/2023 3:19 p.m.
A shelter-in-place order has been issued for an area of northern Custer County due to a “high risk situation,” according to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
CCSO posted on Facebook just before 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, and said deputies as well as personnel from other agencies were in the area of Rocky Ridge Road in northern Custer County, northeast of Westcliffe.
CCSO said neighbors in the area should secure their homes, stay inside and stay away from doors and windows. Anyone traveling should avoid the area of Rocky Ridge Road, if possible.
CCSO didn’t provide specifics of the “high-risk situation” but asked neighbors to follow law enforcement recommendations until the all-clear is given.