PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Police Department has confirmed a suspect is dead and two officers are injured in an officer-involved shooting near the Walmart on Dillon Drive in Pueblo.
According to Sgt. Frank Ortega with the Pueblo Police Department, just after 3:15 p.m. a man shot a woman near the Walmart and she called police to give them a description of the suspect. Police responded to the area and discovered the suspect was no longer on the scene. The suspect was located about 400 yards south of where the woman was shot, and when officers approached, the suspect began firing at officers. Two officers returned fire.
The suspect was struck and killed, both officers suffered minor injuries. The woman who was shot was sent to the hospital.
This is the third officer-involved shooting in Pueblo in the last four days.
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