I-76, Sheridan shut down after woman shot in area; Adams County sheriff’s officials searching for suspect

Law enforcement officials have shut down Interstate 76 and Sheridan Boulevard in Adams County after a woman was shot in the area, sheriff’s officials said.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to avoid the area.

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office, in a tweet, said an adult woman suffered a gunshot wound in the 5300 Block of Sheridan Boulevard and has been taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Suspect information was not immediately available, but detectives are interviewing witnesses at the scene, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies are on scene 5300 Sheridan Blvd. for a call of an adult female with a gunshot wound.

The female was transported to a hospital to be treated for non-injuries.

Deputies & detectives are actively working the scene. Call 911 if you have info regarding the shooting. pic.twitter.com/eZzGeUse3Z

— Adams Sheriff's Page (@AdamsCoSheriff) January 25, 2023

Heavy police activity around the 5300 block of Sheridan Boulevard. Southbound I-76 and Sheridan are both temporarily closed. Avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/ozGJyZS1Mm

— Jeffco Sheriff (@jeffcosheriffco) January 25, 2023

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, Sheridan Boulevard is closed from Interstate 70 to the Colo. 95 frontage road.

This is a developing story and will be updated.