Cigarette request ends in gunfire
Last Updated: 167 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police said a man was shot at after he refused to give two men a cigarette.
Police were called to an apartment building in the 1000 block of South Chelton Road Thursday night on a report of a personal robbery.
The victim told police he was approached by two men who asked for a cigarette. When he refused to give them a cigarette he said one them hit him, knocking him down. The man then took his pack of cigarettes.
As the two men ran away, one of them fired a shot at the victim, breaking out the rear window of the man's car.
The suspects were last seen running through a parking lot. One of them is described as a tall, thin black man wearing dark clothing. The other suspect is described as a shorter, heavy set black man wearing a red jacket.
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