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13 Jan 2020 | 09:47 AM UTC

US: Stabbing attack in Colorado Springs (Colorado state) leaves eight wounded January 13

Eight wounded in stabbing attack in Colorado Springs (Colorado state) January 13; suspect in custody

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Event

A man wounded eight people in a stabbing spree at several locations in Colorado Springs (Colorado state) early in the morning (local time) on Monday, January 13. Police responded to emergency calls at approximately 01:30, finding eight people stabbed near America the Beautiful Park, where the attacker was eventually detained by some of his victims. The suspect is in custody as of 08:20 on Monday; investigations into the incident are ongoing.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the incident.  

Advice

Individuals in Colorado Springs are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions in the vicinity of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.