JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — Deputies were investigating an officer-involved shooting after a suspect allegedly rammed into patrol cars and got away.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, multiple deputies were in the 5000 block of West Brittany Place at around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday.
JCSO said the initial call came in about a suspicious vehicle in the area. A person was slumped over inside the car, and that is when officers went to investigate. Deputies surrounded the vehicle and exited their cars to approach the suspect.
When the suspect woke up, he rammed into three patrol cars, according to JCSO. He then drove straight toward a deputy who then fired shots at him.
The suspect was not hit by the gunfire.
The suspect also allegedly rammed into other patrol cars several times before fleeing the scene.
Thankfully, no deputies were reported injured.
Deputies said the suspect is still at large. He is described as a heavy-set white man with facial hair, dark clothing and pulling a rolling suitcase. The suspect was last seen on a house surveillance camera walking north on Ingalls Street in Denver.
JCSO said they located the Lincoln abandoned in the 6000 block of West Prentice Avenue in Denver.
Deputies are still searching the area for the suspect.
JCSO is asking everyone to avoid both areas as deputies continue to investigate and look for the man.
If you see the suspect, you are asked to call 911.