Officer-Involved Shooting on Baseline
BOULDER, Colo. – The Boulder Police Department is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 1700 block of Baseline.
One adult male is dead at the scene. No officers are injured. There is no threat to the community.
At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, officers were called to a home for a report of domestic violence. The suspect, who had active felony warrants for domestic violence, told the victim he was coming to the home and he was known to carry a gun.
Officers were already on scene when the man arrived. There was a confrontation and the man pulled out a gun. Two officers fired their weapons and the man died at the scene.
The Boulder County Investigation Team (BCIT) has been requested to respond and investigate the officer-involved shooting. Per Boulder Police policy, the officers have been placed on paid, administrative leave.
You can watch Chief Maris Herold and District Attorney Michael Dougherty give further details on this incident during our press conference at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fjlJVOUUQA