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Police release new details about deputy-involved shooting

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A man who was shot by an El Paso County Sheriff's deputy is now being held in jail suspected of attempted murder charges.

Colorado Springs Police released new details surrounding the deputy-involved shooting that happened last Tuesday morning near Roaring Springs Lane and Roaring Springs Ave.

Police said 45-year-old Robert Zupko led deputies and Fountain police officers on a high speed chase and tried to ram a police cruiser along with "other reckless driving behavior".

CSPD also said Zupko's driving injured a total of three Fountain Police officers and injured two El Paso County Sheriff's deputies, including the deputy who shot the man, Cody Jaworski.

Jaworski along with the other officers suffered injuries and have been released from the hospital.

Zupko was seriously injured in the shooting, but was eventually released from the hospital and was transferred to the El Paso County criminal justice center.

Colorado Springs Police, who were put in charge of the investigation, say Jaworski and two Fountain Police officers fired their weapons.

Zupko is charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. Zupko is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Colorado Springs Police said they are continuing to investigate the shooting.

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