Police identify suspect in shooting of Officer Tony Lopez Jr.
DENVER — Denver Police have identified the suspect in the shooting of Officer Tony Lopez Jr.
36-year-old Jason Wood is being held for investigation of Criminal Attempted Murder First Degree of a Peace Officer, along with investigation of Robbery related to a carjacking shortly after the shooting.
Police say Wood is also being held on an outstanding warrant for Robbery.
Lopez was on a traffic stop in northwest Denver on Tuesday when he was shot several times.
Lopez remains in the hospital, where his family says he is scheduled for another surgery on Friday.