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Arrest warrant for 16-year-old leads to officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

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Posted at 11:49 PM, Jan 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-06 23:51:45-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A 16-year-old teen wanted on several warrants is still undergoing treatment at a hospital after he was shot by Colorado Springs police Thursday afternoon. 

Colorado Springs Police Department officers were executing a search warrant at the Pine Creek Village Apartments in the area of Chapman Drive and Academy Park Loop at around 3 p.m. when the shooting took place.

The armed juvenile was wanted on "multiple violent crime felony warrants" including second-degree assault with a weapon, felony menacing, second-degree burglary and various counts of felony theft, according to an official with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. 

No police officers were injured, according to a statement from El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office Deadly Force Incident Team (DFIT) is leading the investigation into the officer-involved shooting, which is still in its early stages. 

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