Suspect dead after chase involving state Trooper, EPCSO deputy

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This article has been updated.

MONUMENT, Colo. — A suspect is dead after a chase with Colorado State Patrol and an El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy near Monument on Saturday.

Authorities responded to a menacing call around 5 p.m. they attempted to pull the car over however the driver ran into a guard rail. The driver then attempted to carjack someone but was unsuccessful and ran into a nearby house.

There were people inside the home. Deputies said the suspect fired at least one shot at law enforcement, so they returned fire and killed the suspect.

The man who was killed has been identified as Antonio Mancinone, 23, of Denver.

There were several vehicles on the I-25 northbound exit ramp to County Line Road (Exit 163) while there was Colorado State Patrol activity going on. A potential witness to these events was in a white Nissan sedan which was stopped behind a black SUV. The occupants of the black SUV have been located and identified.  CSPD would like to interview the driver and any passengers who were in the white Nissan sedan.

Colorado Springs Police are asking that the occupants of the white Nissan sedan; or anyone with information as to the whereabouts or identity of the occupants of the white Nissan sedan; or who is a witness to this investigation to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

No troopers were hurt.

Three state troopers and one EPCSO deputy are on administrative leave.

In accordance with Colorado Revised Statute 16-2.5-301, the Colorado Springs Police Department is the lead investigative agency for this officer-involved shooting.

All information regarding the deadly force investigation will come from the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Information regarding the original menacing call for service, as well as the crash, will come from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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