One dead following incident with Kiowa County Sheriff’s Deputies

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Published Friday, April 10, 2020
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by Chris Sorensen

One person is dead following a shooting involving two Kiowa County Sheriff's deputies Thursday afternoon.

Details are limited, however deputies are reported to have responded to a traffic stop at an unspecified location in Kiowa County around 3:00 p.m.

During the incident, deputies used a Taser before firing on the suspect. The man was fatally shot. The deputies were not injured.


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The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Prowers County Sheriff's Office are assisting in the investigation.

Kiowa County Sheriff Casey Sheridan is unable to provide further details while the incident is under review. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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