(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting involving the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) that happened at The Grove Apartments in the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 6.
At around 4:36 a.m., EPSO tweeted they were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting involving CSPD. According to CSPD, around 1:23 a.m. Monday, officers got a call from a woman who lives at The Grove Apartments on East Bijou Street, near East Platte Avenue about a man knocking on her window and her doors. The woman also told officers that the man apparently had a gun.
Officers arrived on the scene and located the suspect. CSPD said they told the man to drop his weapon. Eventually, the suspect allegedly pointed his weapon toward officers, and at least one shot was fired hitting the suspect. Medical aid was attempted on the suspect, but they later died.
According to CSPD, no officers were injured and the woman is said to be okay. Three officers are on administrative leave while the investigation by EPSO is ongoing. Police are not sure of the relationship between the suspect and the woman or the suspect’s motive.