LEADVILLE, Colo. (CBS4) – A man who led deputies on a chase across the mountains was shot and killed by officers.

The chase started Saturday morning in Leadville. Lake County officials say a deputy spotted Jacob Vanderbeek, 18, speeding and then tossing what appeared to be a grenade out his window.

According to police Vanderbeek headed down Highway 285 to Villa Grove where he crashed and was then was shot and killed by authorities.

The chase spanned 80 miles across three counties.

villa grove chase transfer Police Shoot And Kill Teen Who Led Them On Chase

(credit: CBS)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Together 4 Colorado

Watch & Listen LIVE