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Police Involved Shooting


Tuesday, December 04, 2012 4:40 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]

December 4, 2012 approximately 1:20 AM

Colorado Springs Police observed a stolen vehicle in the area of Powers Blvd. and Astrozon Blvd.  The driver of the stolen car fled and a vehicular pursuit ensued.  The pursuit continued to the area of 2100 E. Bijou St. where a police vehicle collided with the stolen vehicle and the pursuit ended.

A foot pursuit then took place with the suspect.  During the foot pursuit the suspect was shot by police and was then transported to a local hospital where the suspect received medical treatment.  There is no medical condition available at this time.

Any officer involved in the police shooting will be placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.

Investigators from the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office are co-investigating this incident along with detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit.

 

If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.

 

NOTE TO MEDIA: Please do not call members of the CSPD Violent Crimes Homicide Unit reference this investigation.  All updates will ONLY come from the Public Affairs Unit when available.