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Police say Colorado Springs officer kills robbery suspect

August 4, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado Springs police officer has shot and killed a robbery suspect.

KOAA-TV reports the shooting occurred Saturday. Police say officers confronted two robbery suspects, and one of the suspects reached for a gun in his waistband. Police say an officer shot the suspect at least once.

The other suspect was arrested and investigators say a firearm was recovered.

Police say no officers were hurt but it wasn’t clear whether the second suspect was injured.

No names have been released.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.


Information from: KOAA-TV, http://www.koaa.com

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