DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — The driver suspected of plowing into three police officers and a bystander during protests in Denver Saturday night has been taken into custody, Denver police confirmed Sunday. In a Crime Stoppers bulletin, police said the hit-and-run driver was wanted for attempted murder.
Two of the officers have been released from the hospital, but a third suffered serious injuries — including leg fractures — and remains hospitalized.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he visited the officers late Saturday night and all three officers are ready to “get back on the pony.”
There is no information on the condition of the citizen.
Social media posts about the incident suggest it occurred shortly before 11:15 p.m.
Cell phone video obtained by CBS4 shows the black car, presumed by DPD to be a Chevrolet, speeding away from the intersection following the sound of a collision. The car races past the cell phone user and careens over the sidewalk to avoid other DPD vehicles.
Police are not looking for any other suspects.
Update: A person and vehicle of interest in this case have been located. Additional information will be provided on Twitter . No other suspects are being sought at this time. https://t.co/Xc96fximDs
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) May 31, 2020