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The Latest: Police: Wounded driver says 2 tried to rob him

June 6, 2018

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and vehicle crash in northern Colorado (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Police in northern Colorado say a driver who crashed into a car after being shot says two people tried to rob him while he was parked.

The shooting happened at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday near a park in Longmont and the driver crashed his minivan into a parked car about five blocks away. Shell casings were found near where the man said he was shot.

The wounded man was taken to a nearby hospital before being transferred to a Denver area hospital. Police say his condition isn’t known.

They don’t know if the traffic accident was caused by the shooting.

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9 a.m.

Police in northern Colorado are investigating after a driver who was shot crashed into a parked car.

Police in Longmont say officers were responding to a “shots fired” call near a park at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday when a minivan crashed into a parked car five blocks away.

Police say the driver had been shot and told them he was wounded near the location of the reported shots. He was taken to a nearby hospital before being transferred to a Denver area hospital. His condition isn’t known.

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