A suspect as been arrested for attempted murder after a shooting in Downtown Fort Collins on Thursday night (October 29). 

According to Fort Collins Police, 22-year-old Abdirahman Ahmed of Fort Collins was booked 'on the charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder (class 3 felony), First Degree Assault (class 3 felony), and three counts of felony menacing (class 5 felony).'

The incident happened on College Ave. and Oak St. in Old Town just after 11 p.m., when the suspect fired a handgun and then fled the area in a vehicle. Ahmed was later found nearby and arrested.

Fort Collins Police reported that one adult male victim was transported to a hospital with a gunshot wound. Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call 970-416-2571, or can anonymously provide information here.

The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

99.9 The Point logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Northern Colorado's Most Puzzling Cold Cases


More From 99.9 The Point