May 27, 2013 9:24 PM by Connie Murphy

One dead after an officer-involved shooting in Salida

One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in the 1200 block of H Street in the Salida area. The shooting happened around 5:20 p.m. Sunday. The Salida Police Department received a disturbance 911 call.

Salida Police Chief Terry Clark says that when officers arrived and approached the house, a suspect from inside the home started to shoot at the officers.

Salida police officers and a Chaffee County sheriff's deputy returned gunfire and reportedly shot the suspect. The suspect died sometimes later. No officers were injured during the shooting.

Colorado Bureau of Investigation from Pueblo and Denver were called out to the scene
The case remains under investigation. Police have not released the identity of the suspect at this time. No other details available.




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