September 11, 2016
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
Officer involved shooting on North 107th Street
Boulder County, Colo. - At approximately 5:15 p.m. the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received multiple phone calls from motorists driving on Highway 287/North 107th Street about a man walking along the side of the road who was acting aggressively toward motorists. Passerby's also noticed that he was carrying a gun in the waist of his pants.
A Boulder County Sheriff's Office deputy was dispatched to the scene. The deputy approached the man in the 7500 block of North 107th. The suspect quickly engaged the deputy with gunfire, shooting out the deputy's vehicle window. Multiple gunshots were exchanged and the suspect was shot several times. The deputy did not receive any physical injuries in this exchange.
The suspect was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment. His condition is unknown at this time. There was only one deputy involved in this incident.
The Boulder County Critical Incident Team, a multi-agency team, will be investigating this incident.
The case number is: 16-5582.
/s/Public Information Specialist Carrie Haverfield