COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Officers in Colorado Springs responded to a domestic violence call that ended in a deadly officer-involved shooting.
On Saturday at 9:16 p.m., Colorado Springs police officers responded to a residence in the 4200 block of Sanders View on a domestic violence call. When officers arrived, they found a woman who appeared to be injured.
According to police, a male suspect had emerged from the home wielding a weapon.
Officers ordered the man to drop the weapon, but he instead raised his weapon toward them and, in response, at least one officer fired at least one round at the man and hit him.
CSPD said medical personnel immediately gave the man first aid. However, the man’s injuries were too severe and he died at the scene.
Police said that no other community members or officers were injured in the shooting. Per CSPD policy, the involved officers were placed on administrative leave.