GCSO: Shooting suspect taken into custody

Glenwood Springs Police Department

7.14.22, 1:06 pm – Update: Law enforcement remain in the area for investigation. Shelter in place has been lifted, but please avoid the area.

Midland Avenue between 27th Street and 8th Street remains closed.

Travel alert: Midland Ave will be closed in both directions for through traffic for an active Police investigation. Residents of River Meadows and the Red Mountain Subdivision from 11th Street and South can access their homes from 27th and Midland. Red Mountain residents North of 10th St can access their homes from Red Mountain Dr at Midland (Yampah High School). There is no estimate on time of reopening as of 1:30 p.m.

Garfield County Sheriff’s Office

7.14.22, 12:45 pm – GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – The Glenwood Springs Police Department responded to an active shooter incident this morning shortly before 11:00 AM. The incident occurred near the intersection of 10th Street and Riverview Drive in Glenwood Springs. Multiple shots were fired. An injured party was recovered from the scene and transported to Valley View Hospital with a gun shot wound.

A female was also able to exit the residence and is safe with law enforcement. There were multiple agencies responding from surrounding Police Departments, Colorado State Patrol, the District Attorney’s Office, as well as Glenwood Fire.

The Garfield County All Hazards team responded with the Bear Cat, as well as a similar team from Eagle County with their defense vehicle.

Negotiators from both the Glenwood Springs Police Department and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office are currently in contact with the suspect.

At approximately 12:41 PM, the suspect exited the residence and was taken into custody. Officers are currently in the process of clearing the residence and assuring that no other threats are present.

Glenwood Springs Police Department

7.14.22, 11:26 am update – POLICE ACTIVITY – Individuals in the Red Mountain South Neighborhood (Riverview Dr. area) should lock doors and shelter in place immediately. Midland Avenue is closed with no traffic in or out between 8th Street and 27th Street.


ACTIVIDAD POLICIAL – Midland Ave. Cerrada entre la calle 27 y la calle 8. Las personas en el vecindario de Red Mountain South (área de Riverview Dr.) deben cerrar las puertas y refugiarse en su lugar.

7.14.22, 11:01 a.m.


Police activity in the area of Riverview Dr. for shots fired.

Stay indoors, shelter in place.

GCSO: Shooting suspect taken into custody