Colorado Springs police talk suspect in hit-and-run down from roof

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A suspect in a hit-and-run crash Saturday afternoon was taken into custody after hitting a mailbox, the Colorado Springs Police Department said.

Police say Gabriel Garcia was involved in the crash and then took off on foot.

A homeowner in the 3500 block of Darkwood Drive reported a Hispanic man with a handgun had climbed a tree and jumped on his roof.

Officers found Garcia and talked him into dropping the gun.

They then convinced Garcia to come down from the roof and arrested him.

No injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.

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