Pueblo police may or may not release body camera footage from deadly officer-involved shooting

An investigation is underway tied to a deadly officer-involved shooting in Pueblo. Photo by KKTV 11/24/19.
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Police say the district attorney's office is still investigating whether an officer-involved shooting was justified or not.

A man was fatally shot by police during a domestic disturbance call late Saturday night. Police say the district attorney will decide if body camera footage and the 911 audio call will be released once the investigation is complete.

The Pueblo Police Department say during the 911 call, a crying woman could be heard on the line, along with a male in the background who was making threats.

Police say when officers got to the 3200 block of Rex Street, they could hear a fight going on inside the home. Sergeant Franklyn Ortega confirmed the threats on the 911 call matched with what officers heard on scene.

Police eventually had to force their way in to stop an active threat to the female victim. Police say as they entered through the front door, the female ran out of the home.

Police say the male was holding a weapon and fired at officers. Officers returned fire and struck the male.

The suspect was killed. He was identified by the coroner Sunday afternoon as 24-year-old Estevon Cruz. Police say investigation later revealed that the weapon Cruz was firing at officers was a CO2 pistol.

Four police officers are currently on paid administrative leave, which is routine following an officer-involved shooting.