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Pueblo officer-involved shooting: Man armed, wearing tactical gear threatens to shoot himself & others – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2022-06-27 00:27:32 –

Pueblo, Colorado-According to Pueblo police, a man armed with several guns and wearing a tactical vest said he intends to shoot himself and others in the area on Sunday afternoon.

Pueblo police received a call about a man who committed suicide at 2700 blocks on 6th Avenue just before 3 pm. Police officers told FOX21 that the man was trying to stop a car traveling in the area.

When the police arrived, they contacted the man on the road, but he allegedly disregarded police orders and raised his weapons. Pueblo police said police officers shot the man. He was declared dead on the scene.

No police officer was injured in this case.

The name of the man who was shot and killed was not disclosed.

The 10th Judicial District CIT (Critical Incident Team), headed by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office,
Process this investigation.Officers involved were taken on leave according to standards
protocol.

The Colorado Crisis Service is a state-wide behavioral health crisis response system that provides residents with mental health, drug use or mental crisis support, information and referrals. Its mission is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by increasing access to critical services to Colorado 24/7, 24/7, regardless of solvency. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text “speak” locally. You can call HealthSolutions ((719) 545-2746).

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