COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police shot and killed a man they were trying to arrest after a six-hour standoff.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Corky Lee Oliver barricaded himself inside in a motel room and told police he was holding a woman hostage Monday. After about six hours, officers forced their way inside and shot and killed Oliver.READ MORE: Aurora Police Looking For Armed & Dangerous Carjacking Suspects
The sheriff’s office, which is investigating the shooting, says Oliver was wanted for robbery.READ MORE: 2 Vehicles In Denver Medina Alert Now Found
He was one of three suspects arrested in June in a shooting at a Starbucks not far from the motel. He was set to stand trial next month on attempted first-degree murder and other charges.MORE NEWS: CU Boulder Students Pick Up Mess Left Behind From Violent Party On University Hill
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