Armed Man Killed After Fleeing From Officers

GREELEY, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — The Greeley Police Department says officers shot and killed a suspect after he rammed a police cruiser and brandished a handgun during a pursuit.

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Danny Sanchez (credit: CBS)

Authorities say the man, who was later identified as Danny Sanchez, was wanted on two felony warrants, including one for a parole violation and another for menacing behavior.

Officers say when they tried to take the man into custody late Friday at a mobile home park, he backed up his vehicle and rammed a police vehicle before speeding away.

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(credit: CBS)

Officers followed him for several minutes and at one point they say he pointed a handgun out the window. They caught up with him again at the mobile home park around 2 a.m. and opened fire after he failed to follow their commands.

The investigation is ongoing.

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