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Officer involved shooting in Pueblo near West 17th and Martin St

Posted at 11:56 AM, Nov 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-17 19:46:45-05

PUEBLO — Pueblo police say an officer was involved in a shooting near 17th and Martin on the west side of Pueblo.

This marks the 2nd officer-involved shooting of the week and 3rd of the year for Pueblo Police.

Pueblo police say the shooting is non-fatal.

According to police, the incident began when a person found a stolen trailer at the 1100 Block of W. 12th Street in Pueblo. The person approached the trailer and was threatened. The individual called police, who then responded to the incident.

Police say that after they arrived, the person in the trailer attempted to drive away, beginning a short car chase with police. The vehicle then crashed, and the trailer came off the hitch.

According to Pueblo PD, the individual in the trailer then exited with a gun and threatened officers, and shots were fired. The individual was wounded and he was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, no officers were injured.

There were three other people in the trailer and they were arrested along with the suspect.

This is a developing story.

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