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Man dead following a shooting involving Pueblo police Wednesday evening

Posted at 11:23 PM, Jun 19, 2024

PUEBLO — A man is dead following a shooting involving Pueblo police Wednesday evening. It happened around 7:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Popeyes located near the intersection of Highway 50 and Outlook Boulevard.

According to the Pueblo Police Department, they received a call for a person with a weapon. Officers located a man with a gun in a vehicle at the scene.

The department says the officers gave the man commands. They say the man allegedly shot at officers and officers shot back. Police say more than two officers were involved in the shooting, and the man died at the scene. The department says no officers were injured during the incident.

According to police, the officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

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