A shooting in Custer County, Colorado has left three people dead and one person critically injured, and the suspect is still at large, according to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). The CCSO identified the suspected shooter as 45-year-old Hanme K. Clark and issued a description of his vehicle and license plate. The shooting took place in a wooded area on the edge of a property in the 170 block of Rocky Ridge Road. Law enforcement is urging anyone with information to call 911 immediately to assist in apprehending Clark.
The CCSO held a press conference, stating that the suspected shooter knew at least one of the victims and that the incident stemmed from a dispute over easement lines and civil issues. While the suspect is still at large, law enforcement is aware of the suspect’s whereabouts and the location of the suspect’s vehicle. The injured person was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
A shelter-in-place order was issued for the area of Rocky Ridge Road, which has since been lifted, and law enforcement continues to search for the suspect. Neighbors were advised to stay inside, secure their homes, and stay away from doors and windows.
The CCSO did not provide specific details about the “high-risk situation” but asked neighbors to follow law enforcement recommendations until the all-clear was given. The investigation is ongoing, and law enforcement is working to ensure the safety of the community.
To summarize, three people are dead and one person is critically injured in a shooting in Custer County, Colorado. The suspected shooter, Hanme K. Clark, is still at large, and law enforcement is urging anyone with information to come forward. The shooting stemmed from a dispute over easement lines and civil issues, and law enforcement continues to search for the suspect.