Deputies investigate shooting near Timberline Road

Austin Fleskes

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a shooting that occurred near North Timberline Road on April 14. 

According to a press release by the LCSO, at approximately 12:27 p.m. reports were received of a shooting at a a home in the 400 block of North Timberline Road.

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“The investigation thus far has revealed that a 27-year-old Fort Collins man was shot one time by an unknown suspect,” explained the report. Said victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated with non-life threatening injuries. 

The Larimer County Regional SWAT team was mobilized to assist in clearing residences around where the shooting occurred as a safety precaution.

The suspect in the investigation fled the scene prior to the arrival of deputies. As of now the suspect is unknown. 

No further information has been released at this time, as the investigation is ongoing. However, the LCSO has expressed that there is no known threat to the public.

Anyone with information about this incident or any crime has been asked to call the LCSO at 970-416-1985 or Crime Stoppers at 970-221-6868. Callers can remain anonymous and are possibly eligible for a cash reward.

Collegian reporter Austin Fleskes can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @Austinfleskes07.