The victim of the shooting incident Saturday has been identified by Fort Collins Police as Jalen Marquise Robinson, 19. He is currently at a local hospital.
It is believed that there was a verbal altercation between several people just prior to the shooting. A suspect in the shooting has not yet been identified.
Fort Collins police responded to a reported shooting of a 19-year-old male on Saturday at 2:42 a.m. after nearby residents heard shots fired, according to a press release.
The incident occurred in the area of Avocet Road and Eagle Drive. After sustaining an gunshot wound to his head, the 19-year-old male was transported to the hospital by a personal vehicle to the hospital. He is in a local hospital being treated for his injuries at this time.
According to the press release, suspects have not been identified and the investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of his family are asked to contact Fort Collins Police Det. Kelly Weaver at 970-221-6837, or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or on their website.
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