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Posted on: November 8, 2015

Suspect is being sought in officer-involved shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 8, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect and vehicle that were involved in a shooting of a Commerce City police officer this morning.

At about 7:10 a.m., an officer contacted a male driver in the 9700 block of Peoria St. While the officer was talking to the driver, the driver fired one shot hitting the officer in the torso. The suspect then drove southbound on Peoria St. and the officer shot at the suspect vehicle as it fled. The officer’s ballistic vest stopped the bullet and he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a late-90’s model maroon Nissan Pathfinder, with possible Colorado license plate of 679UNZ or 697UNZ. The vehicle may have minor right rear bumper damage and may have damage from the shots the officer fired at the vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 40s/early 50s, with brown hair, thin build, wearing glasses and a black and white scarf around his neck. The Commerce City Police Department has requested the assistance of the Adams County Critical Incident to team to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is requested to call 911 or contact Commerce City Police Department at 303-289-3626.

As the state’s fourth-fastest growing community, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture and family. Centrally located along Colorado’s bustling Front Range, Commerce City is a Quality Community for a Lifetime, with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 700 acres of open space and parks, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge. Learn more at www.c3gov.com.

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