Police: 17-year-old suspect, Miguel Alvarado-Menchaca, wanted in triple shooting in Colorado Springs

Shooting victims expected to survive, police say

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police are asking the public to help them locate a 17-year-old suspect in the shooting of three people on Wednesday night.

Police were called about 9:30 p.m. to a reported shooting with multiple victims at University Drive and East Pikes Peak Avenue.

Officers found three people with gunshot wounds who were transported by ambulance to the hospital. All the victims are expected to survive, police said.

Police identified the fugitive shooting suspect as Miguel Alvarado-Menchaca, of Colorado Springs.

Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Alvarado-Menchaca, who is wanted for three counts of attempted murder. 

Police released a photograph of Alvarado-Menchaca and warned he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Alvarado-Menchaca should call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000. Those who wish to remain anonymous call  Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867).

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