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Teen accused of shooting brother; Deputies searching area around Poudre High School

Posted: 7:33 AM, Aug 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-28 00:16:49Z

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. -- Deputies were looking for a 17-year-old boy who was suspected of shooting his brother during an argument.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Saturday in the area of 400 South Overland Trail, which is east of the Colorado State University's Foothill Campus.

"Two brothers had gotten into an argument, and one had shot the other and then left the scene," according to a press release from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.

The victim was taken to the hospital. There was no information provided about his condition.

Deputies were searching for the suspect in the area bordered by Overland Trail, Taft Hill Road, Mulberry Street, and Laporte Avenue.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, about 5-feet-7 and weighing around 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt stained with blood and white shorts. He was believed to be armed.

The Sheriff's Office initially warned residents in the search area to lock their doors and shelter in place. That restriction was lifted by 6:30 a.m. according to a Sheriff's Office dispatcher.

If you see the suspect, you are asked to call 911.

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