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Officer-involved shooting under investigation in Cañon City

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Oct 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-20 23:58:54-04

CAÑON CITY — An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Fremont County following a Thursday morning shooting.

At approximately 8:26 a.m., Fremont County deputies were dispatched to the area of Country Green apartments for a man with a gun.

The man brandished a firearm and was shot by the responding deputy and was taken to Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs for treatment.

Based on preliminary information, the man is expected to survive.

The deputy was placed on administrative leave, per the policy of the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is investigating this incident.

An investigation is ongoing, and no other information was made available.

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