Suspect killed in officer involved shooting identified

Posted at 12:25 AM, Apr 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-28 02:25:30-04

A burglary suspect shot and killed by a Colorado Springs police officer on April 25th, is identified as 41- year old Jese Paul Schlegel.

Officers were called about a burglary in progress in the 1000 block of 19th street at about 6:15 a.m.. When the first officer arrived, he saw a man leave the building and run off. While the suspect was being chased, he drew a pistol and pointed it towards another person who was present. The officer fired at the Schlegel, hitting him more than once.

Other officers and emergency personnel arrived to provide medical treatment to the 41-year old, who was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.