Sheriff's Office Investigates Officer Involved Shooting on Oak Creek Drive East

April 20, 2020

On April 19, 2020, at approximately 9:57 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) Communications Center dispatched officers to a domestic disturbance in the 3200 block of Oak Creek Drive East. A female caller stated the suspect was armed with a rifle. 

CSPD officers arrived on scene and verbally engaged the suspect who was outside of the home. The suspect ran back inside then grabbed a rifle and pointed it at the officers. Four officers engaged the suspect and fired their weapons. The suspect was struck at least one time. The suspect was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.   

The four officers involved are uninjured and have been placed on routine administrative leave in accordance with CSPD policy. There is no known threat to the community regarding this incident.  

In accordance with Colorado Revised Statute 16-2.5-301, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigative agency for this officer involved shooting.  This is an ongoing investigation and information will be released as the investigation allows.

MR 20-070