COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating an attempted homicide of a police officer that occurred Friday night.
The Officer is in stable condition, according to CSPD.
A police officer made a traffic stop involving two motorcycles in the parking lot of Autozone which is located at 3110 N. Nevada Ave. around 8 p.m. One of the motorcycle drivers shot at the officer then fled. The other motorcycle driver stayed on the scene.
The officer was not able to return fire. . As the officer did not discharge his weapon, this will not be investigated by a deadly force investigation team (DFIT) but will be handled by CSPD. The entire parking lot was taped off.
Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked 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.