The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation by CBI.
CAÑON CITY, Colo. — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is handling the investigation of an officer-involved shooting in Cañon City that left one man dead and another injured Saturday night.
According to a CBI release, two members of the Cañon City Police Department (CCPD) tried to make contact with the driver of a black Infiniti near the Quality Inn motel on Highway 50 near Dozier Avenue just after 10 p.m.
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CBI said at some point during the incident, shots were fired by the two officers.
A 28-year-old man was shot and later died, CBI said. His name has not been released. An unidentified 20-year-old man who was a passenger in the car was also shot, CBI said, but he is expected to live.
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The officers were not hurt, according to CBI. The agency said it is investigating the incident at the request of CCPD.
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CBI said the officers are on administrative leave in accordance with CCPD policy.
Further details about the incident have not been released.
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