Police, suspect exchange gunfire in Colorado Springs standoff

A Colorado Springs Police Department officer has fired their weapon for the second time in three days.

CSPD was involved in a standoff near Morning Sun Avenue and Academy Boulevard, on Friday morning, according to local authorities. Officials issued a shelter in place order for the area, which was lifted before 6 a.m. People are told to avoid the area.

A suspect is said to have exchanged gunshots with officers. The suspect barricaded themselves in the northeast Colorado Springs location, near Austin Bluffs Shopping Mall.

Authorities have not released any information about the suspect. They also have not yet said if there have been any injuries.

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