Westminster Police Department in Colorado announced that a person of interest was taken into custody at approximately 6pm MST near Castle Rock, Colorado.
What we know so far:
Four people, two adults and two children, were shot in the parking lot behind a dentist office in Westminster, CO at approximately 3:00 p.m. MST. The victims were taken to a local hospital and their conditions are unknown.
Officials are unsure of the motive in the shooting, and have stated that they do not know if this was a targeted or random attack.
Colorado State Patrol has detained a person of interest on I-25 near Castle Rock, CO. A Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer spotted the vehicle around 5:33 p.m. but quickly lost sight of the vehicle. CSP Troopers then regained sight of the vehicle and were able to stop the vehicle several minutes after CPW officer first called in the sighting.
In a screen shot taken from the Westminster PD Twitter account, the department said they were “the only source of official information.” They further stated that release of information on the person of interest will be forthcoming “if this person turns into a suspect.”
Gruntworks Media will be monitoring the situation and will update when additional information is available.