ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Adams County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in an early morning officer-involved shooting on Sunday.
Investigators say deputies responded to an area on Riverdale Way near Riverdale Road and Thornton Parkway.READ MORE: SWAT Standoff Underway In Westminster With Wanted Suspect Raymond Quintana
They say they found a stolen vehicle with two people inside. The suspects allegedly rammed the stolen vehicle into a deputy’s car multiple times.
The deputy got out of his vehicle and was also hit and deputies later fired their weapons, according to officials.
They say the suspect took off and crashed the vehilce near the Thornton Police Department, and tried to run away, but were eventually caught.READ MORE: Colorado Restaurant Association Stands Up For Small Restaurants Amid Changing Health Guidelines
One suspect was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound, and the deputy who was hurt is expected to be okay.
The deputies who fired their weapons were placed on standard administrative leave.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Health Experts Hopeful Despite New Wave Of Hospitalizations
Further details about the suspects have not been released.