Suspect dead after shootout with police following chase near Monument


Colorado State Patrol, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at scene; photo courtesy of CSP

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — UPDATE (July 20): The suspect who was killed has been identified as 23-year-old Antonio Mancinone of Denver.

Original (July 11): Troopers and deputies engaged in a car chase of an armed suspect which led to a foot pursuit and ended with gunfire killing the suspect, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

According to CSP, the suspect drove off after an attempted traffic stop and crashed on an exit ramp.

After attempting to carjack another vehicle, police say the suspect ran across a field and into a home.

The residents of the home were able to get out safely.

When police were at the home, the suspect fired one shot toward officers but did not hit anyone.

A CSP trooper and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office deputy returned fire killing the suspect, CSP reported.

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