Platteville officer shoots, kills chase suspect
January 27, 2010
PLATTEVILLE, Colo. (AP) – A Platteville police officer has shot and killed a car chase suspect.
The suspect was shot Wednesday morning and died after being taken to North Colorado Medical Center by helicopter.
Neither the suspect nor the officer who shot him has been named.
Weld County Undersheriff Margie Martinez tells the Greeley Tribune that the chase started before dawn when an officer tried to stop a suspicious vehicle. The driver sped off and was shot after the officer pursued him.
Information from: Greeley Daily Tribune, http://greeleytribune.com