Snow showers continue this evening creating slick road conditions across southern Colorado. Overnight the N Pikes Peak Region sees a second push of moisture and locally heavy snowfall will once again be possible. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Warning for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
The man accused of firing a gun at his home, bringing police to the scene and ultimately leading to the death of a Lakewood police officer, has been charged.
Officer James Davies was killed last week while officers were investigating a report of shots fired in Lakewood. During the investigation, an officer mistook Davies for the suspect and shot him over a 6-foot privacy fence.
Homeowner Joe Anthony Ruiz, 37, was eventually arrested in connection with the original call. Ruiz, who is accused of firing his gun in the air, faces several charges including being a previous offender in possession of a weapon, tampering with evidence, disorderly conduct and obstructing a police officer. He has since bonded out.
Davies was laid to rest Thursday, and leaves behind a wife and two children. His death remains under investigation.
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