Police seeking alleged shooter

Teenager listed as suspect in April 7 shooting


Altoona police are searching for a 17-year-old in connection with a shooting that occurred near Altoona Area High School on April 7.

Police an­nounced on Tuesday they are seeking in­for­­­­mation regarding the whereabouts of Louis A. Colon, who is wanted on felony attempted homicide charges.

On April 7, Colon allegedly fired three 9-millimeter rounds at a man near 10th Street and Fifth Avenue, who was standing next to his vehicle with his 2-year-old daughter inside, police reported.

In response to the shooting, law enforcement members from several agencies locked down the intersection where the shots were fired as well as the area surrounding an apartment at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and Eighth Street, but Colon was not apprehended.

Police said no one was injured by the gunfire.

Information about Colon’s whereabouts can be provided to the Altoona Police Department by calling 814-949-2490 or sent in a private message to the APD’s Facebook page.

Mirror Staff Writer Ike Fredregill is at 814-946-7458.


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