Mar 17, 2014 7:41 PM by Eric Ross

Two people arrested in Monte Vista shooting

Shortly before 12 p.m. Monday, Monte Vista Police were sent to the 800 block of Harrison Street on a shots fired call. Around that time, a man walked into the Kennedy Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

The victim, William Quirova, 35, was shot in the jaw while riding in a vehicle down Harrison Street.

Witnesses gave police a description of the car and suspects who fled the scene. Colorado State Troopers located the car in rural Alamosa County. After a brief pursuit, troopers stopped the car on the 9 South at the 104 marker and took two people into custody.

Felipe Nevarez and Alonzo Flores are charged with attempted first degree murder and conspiracy to commit attempted first degree murder.

Quirova is recovering in a local hospital in Colorado Springs.

Police have not released a motive behind the shooting.



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