Jefferson County, CO. – On September 18, 2020, deputies responded to the Swedish Southwest emergency room for a report of a juvenile who had been shot in the face. Deputies were initially told the shooting occurred at Clement Park, but the investigation determined it was not a random act, and actually occurred at a residence near West Ken Caryl Avenue and South Simms Street.
Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with this case and are being held at a juvenile detention facility. One juvenile faces charges of 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, Tampering with Evidence, and Possession of a Handgun by a Juvenile, while the second juvenile arrested faces the single charge of Possession of a Handgun by a Juvenile. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.