Fight erupts at Owsley's Golden Road, escalates to shooting in Boulder

Police looking for shooting suspect
Posted at 1:35 PM, Oct 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-30 15:35:53-04

BOULDER, Colo. -- A fight inside a bar in Boulder left one person injured after it escalated into a shooting overnight. 

Boulder police were called to Owsley's Golden Road in the area of Pleasant Street and South Broadway on reports of a shooting at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. 

The suspect reportedly fired several shots and hit the victim in the calf after a fight that erupted inside the bar spilled out into the parking lot. 

"At this time, it is not known if the man was the intended target," said a spokesperson for the Boulder Police Department.

The suspect is described as a black male with short hair, measuring 5-foot-9 tall and weighing 150 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a black crew neck shirt and blue jeans. 

The victim was taken to Boulder Community Health where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The victim is not a CU student, the police department spokesperson said.

Anyone who may have additional information on this case should call Detective Heather Frey at 303-441-3369. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.


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