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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (THECOUNT) — The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating an overnight mass-stabbing in the downtown area of 8th St. and Limit St., according to officials Monday morning.
According to police, officers responded to a call of a stabbing around 1:30 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, two victims were discovered suffering from apparent stab wounds.
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When officers arrived to the park, they found several more victims.
Around 2:12 a.m., CSPD received calls that several people had been stabbed in the area of Tejon St. and Boulder St. Several victims had detained the suspect when officers arrived.
The man was taken into custody.
He was not immediately identified.
In all, eight victims were transported to area hospitals. They are currently being treated for what CSPD calls sharp force trauma injuries.
At this time the extent of the injuries was not provided by officials.
Investigators believe the attacks were random, and at this time there’s no known relationship between the suspect and the victims, reports KRDO.
Geo quick facts: Colorado Springs, at an elevation of 6,035 ft., is a city in Colorado at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains. It lies near glacier-carved Pikes Peak, a landmark in Pike National Forest with hiking trails and a cog railway leading to its 14,114-ft. summit. The city’s Garden of the Gods park features iconic red-sandstone formations and mountain views – wikipedia.