DENVER (CBS4) – The robbery suspect who investigators say shot two Aurora police officers on Monday has been identified. Police say Dontari Hudson was released from the hospital and is now in custody.
It began when officers from Rocky Mountain Safe Streets were following multiple adult suspects about 5:30 p.m. Monday. They stopped at 47th Avenue and Andes Street when Hudson allegedly attempted to carjack a vehicle from two people.READ MORE: Search For 3 Missing After Larimer County Flooding To Resume Saturday Tri-County Health: Non-Vaccinated COVID Patients Account For 95% Of Hospitalizations
The investigation continues, and the Denver DA’s office will make final determination on charges related to the officer-involved shooting. Hudson is being held on charges of aggravated robbery.MORE NEWS: Wildlife Officers Rescue Moose At Fort Carson Army Base In Colorado Springs
The two Aurora officers are out of the hospital and are beginning their recovery.