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Man arrested for Fountain motel shooting


Last updated 4/13/2022 at 10:47am

Calil Witherspoon

Fountain Police arrested 21-year-old Calil Witherspoon after a shooting that occurred around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Fountain Inn, 650 Champlain Drive.

Police say they found Witherspoon walking away from the motel, in possession of an AR-15 style rifle.

"Witherspoon had gone to the motel and confronted other people with the rifle," an FPD report said. "Witherspoon shot the rifle at a couple people, narrowly missing them. However, the bullet almost struck another person that was inside a different room at the motel."

Witherspoon was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Jail...

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