For Immediate Release | December 6, 2019
Officer Involved Shooting at Avon Walgreens
Avon, CO - On December 5, 2019, at approximately 08:15 p.m. a Colorado State Patrol Trooper along with local law enforcement officers attempted to make contact with a driver of a vehicle on Eastbound I-70 near the Avon Exit. The traffic stop quickly escalated resulting in shots fired.
The suspect was transported to the hospital. No law enforcement officers were hurt in the incident.
The shooting is being investigated by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies. No additional information is being released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.