Man with rifle shot by Longmont police officer

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Longmont police say a 28-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot three times by a police officer after the man opened fire with a rifle.

Man pointing a gun.

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) -- Longmont police say a 28-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot three times by a police officer after the man opened fire with a rifle.

Police say the shooting early Wednesday occurred after a Longmont police officer tried to stop a vehicle being driven without headlights. Police say the man came out shooting and the officer returned fire.

Police spokesman Jeffrey Satur says a county-wide team of authorities has been called in to review the shooting.


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