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One dies after burglary call back to officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS (KXRM) – One person has died after they were shot by a Colorado Springs police officer responding to a burglar call Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: According to Lieutenant James Sokolik, officers responded to a burglary around 2:38 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they were confronted by a man with a knife.

At least one officer fired a shot and killed the suspect.

No officers were injured.

The officer who fired the shot has been placed on leave as the investigation continues.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will be the lead investigator in the case.

ORIGINAL: According to police, the incident happened in the 1700 block of Herd Street, near Mountain Vista Community School.

CSPD and FOX21 News are investigating the scene of an officer-involved shooting
on the 1700s of Herd . Street

CSPD tweeted about the situation around 5:38 a.m. Wednesday.

Public Information Officer Lieutenant James Sokolik is expected to release more information at around 6:15 a.m

This is an evolving story; FOX21 will update as more information becomes available.

https://kdvr.com/news/local/colorado-springs-police-department-responding-to-officer-involved-shooting/ One dies after burglary call back to officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

Emma Bowman

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