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Man dead after officer-involved shooting in SE. Colorado Springs

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-09 00:08:53-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in southeast Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Police say the man was wanted out of Mississippi for attempted murder.

Around 9:30 a.m., police were able to find the man near North Circle and Bijou. They say he pulled a gun and started shooting at them, and at least one officer fired back.

Police say the man took off and found him a couple of blocks down the road near North Circle and Gunnison. He fired again at officers, and at least one officer fired back, hitting him.

"There's a couple of bullet holes in our garage door, and we found one bullet casing in there," said Joshua White, Co-Owner of Midnight Games.

White says he wasn't scared, but it put him a little on edge.

"We've been robbed two years ago or so, but nothing like this," said White.

He was forced to close his business while police investigated.

The suspect died on the scene. The El Paso Sheriff's Office is investigating this incident.

The suspect was identified by the El Paso County Coroner's Office as 39 year-old, James Gregory.

All CSPD officers involved are uninjured and four officers have been placed on administrative leave in accordance with CSPD policy.

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