UPDATE: 5:33 PM Local Time, The shelter in place order has been lifted at Fort
Carson and all gates and facilities are open. A suspect is in the custody of Fort Carson
law enforcement and the incident is under investigation.
FORT CARSON, Colorado (15 June 2017) – An incident has forced the closure of
gates at Fort Carson Thursday.
A shooting has been reported on Fort Carson near Bad Toelz Road in the center of
the installation. There is one injured individual who is in stable condition at this time.
According to officials, 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.
Gates were closed at about 4 p.m. Local time.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.