Pueblo Police looking for suspect who ran over a man, incident possibly gang related

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PUEBLO, Colo. -- Pueblo Police Officers search for multiple suspects involved in what appeared to be an intentional hit and run, where a car ran over a person around 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

The incident happened in the 1800 block of E 12th Street where a dark green Honda CRV, chased a man down the street then ran him over, Pueblo Police reported.

Authorities said a black teenager was driving and three other teenage guys were in the car. The driver, police said, "pulled up next to him and asked him if he banged."

The 25-year-old victim said he asked to be left alone, but while he was running away, he was struck by the car.

The driver ran over the victims legs. The victim, who was not identified, suffered a broken leg and a broken knee cap.

The occupants of the vehicle were reportedly throwing up gang signs and yelling gang slurs as they drove away, according to Pueblo Police.

The vehicle was last seen headed south on Queens Ave.

A surveillance video Police obtained from the area, seen above, shows the assault and the suspect's vehicle.  Police said the vehicle is described as a 2000’s model four-door, green Honda CRV.

Anyone with information regarding this vehicular assault is urged to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP or go to pueblocrimestoppers.com.

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