COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– Police in Colorado Springs have arrested four suspects in connection with more than a dozen armed robberies over the last couple of months. The suspects have been identified as Brian Rodriguez, Keiandre Shelton, Isaac Lara Rodriguez and Corey Roque.
They have been identified as the suspects in a series of robberies that started in February.READ MORE: Drug Takeback Event In Denver Area Intended To Help Battle The Opioid Crisis
After a home invasion robbery, the suspects hit up a dozen other places that were mostly convenience stores. That last one happened on Monday when three of the suspects became involved in a pursuit and officer-involved shooting.READ MORE: With 3 Colorado Ski Resorts Now Open, Here's A List Of Tentative Dates For The Rest
It started with a reported robbery at a 7-Eleven in Old Colorado City, a neighborhood in Colorado Springs. The suspects drove away in a Toyota 4 Runner and it was spotted several blocks away at West Colorado Avenue and 14th Street. That’s when officers attempted to make a traffic stop and the suspects fired at them, sparking a pursuit.
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The chase continued for more than 6 miles while the suspects continued shooting at officers. Two officers fired shots at the suspect vehicle after a tactical maneuver was deployed to stop the Toyota.