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Shots fired when police try to contact suspect in Louisville; suspect taken to hospital

LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- Police said shots were fired during an altercation with a suspect in Louisville on Thursday evening. No officers were hurt.

Louisville police said officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Village Square Shopping Center just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday for a possible narcotics violation.

"As the officers made contact, an altercation ensued and shots were fired. The involved officers were not injured, and a suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment," the statement from Louisville police said.

On Friday, Louisville police identified the suspect as 25-year-old Nicholas Moses. He was released from the hospital and taken to the Boulder County Jail on a number of warrants for failing to appear.

On Saturday, police said a 57-year-old passenger in the vehicle, John Moses, was taken to the hospital for medical reasons unrelated to the incident. He was released Saturday and taken to the Boulder County Jail on unrelated charges.

An investigation is ongoing.

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