CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A standoff at an RV park in Canyon City ended in gunfire and a suspect being killed.

Officers say they shot and killed a man who came out firing after barricading himself for several hours at the Canon City RV Campground located at East Main Street and Steinmeier Avenue.

Officers arrived at the RV park Tuesday night on reports of a possible murder-suicide and found a woman’s body laying outside an RV. The man was inside and refused to come out.

Officers tried negotiating for four hours, but the man came out firing early Wednesday morning. The man died on scene after police fired back.

The scene early Wednesday morning (credit: CBS)

The scene early Wednesday morning (credit: CBS)

A dog was also found inside the RV with a gunshot wound. It survived and was being treated by a veterinarian.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation will investigate the shooting.

No names have been released.


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