Boulder police seek person of interest, Elliott Forgette, after gunshots reported north of downtown

BOULDER, Colo. - Boulder police are looking for a man with a lengthy criminal history as a person of interest in an incident north of downtown on Tuesday.

According to our partners at the Daily Camera, witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area of Fifth Street and Maxwell Avenue at about 11:30 a.m. and saw three suspects walking away from the area.

Boulder police spokeswoman Kim Kobel would only confirm that "we are investigating an incident in the Maxwell area." She said 29-year-old Elliott "Kenny" Forgette, of Longmont, is a person of interest in that incident.

The Camera reported that police recovered a handgun near Eighth Street and Maxwell Avenue.

Forgette has a lengthy criminal history in Colorado, including prior arrests for dangerous drug possession, aggravated motor vehicle theft, hit and run, identity theft, credit card fraud and driving on a revoked license.

Forgette is 5 feet 10, 190 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and gray shorts.

Boulder police ask anyone who knows Forgette's location to call Boulder Police Dispatch at 303-441-3333 or 9-1-1.

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