Man Dead After Being Shot by Springs Police Officer

Police say man is dead after being shot by a police officer on Christmas eve. The police officer was answering a domestic disturbance call on Moccasin Pass Court off of Centennial near Flying W Ranch Road. Authorities say that the police officer, who has not yet been named, arrived at the home to find a man in an upstairs bedroom, with a gun. The man was pointing the weapon at the officer which led the officer to shoot once, striking and killing the suspect. The officer was unharmed. As is standard, the officer will be put on administrative leave while the investigation into the shooting continues.

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