A person who was shot by a Colorado Springs officer after allegedly pointing a gun at police has been recognized.
Austin Hood, 33, has been booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of first diploma assault of a peace officer, felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a earlier offender, and a parole violation, in keeping with an El Paso County Sheriff’s Workplace information launch.
Hood was shot by an officer in a single day Wednesday. He was taken to a neighborhood hospital and handled for his accidents.
Police had been investigating a potential shot, or pictures, fired at a patrol car within the 4700 block of Harrier Ridge Drive when an officer encountered Hood after a automobile chase.
Police stated Hood pointed a gun on the officer and the officer fired at Hood. The officer concerned has been positioned on administrative go away per division coverage. An investigation is ongoing.