Sheriff's Office Investigating Officer Involved Shooting on Mark Dabling Boulevard

August 6, 2020

On August 5, 2020, at approximately 11:40 PM, Colorado Springs Police Department officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of Mark Dabling Boulevard at Pikeview Reservoir on reports of a man firing his weapon.

Three officers arrived on scene and attempted to contact the suspect when he began firing at the officers. The officers returned fire, each firing at least one round from their weapon. The suspect fled the scene. 

None of the officers are injured and it is unknown if the suspect is injured. At this time, the only description we can provide is that he is a heavy set male, unknown race. 

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 appropriate. All information regarding this investigation will come from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Information regarding the law enforcement officers involved in this incident will come from the Colorado Springs Police Department. 

MR 20-134