Larimer County Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation
An officer-involved shooting that happened in Berthoud early on Monday morning is under investigation, according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
That's according to a post on the agency's Facebook page. According to the post, the incident started at 12:18 a.m. near Highway 57 and Interstate 25 in Berthoud when a deputy tried to stop a vehicle.
But the car took off northbound on I-25 before turning on Crossroads Boulevard and driving east. A deputy used a Precision Immobilization Technique [also known as a Pit Maneuver] near Crossroads Blvd. and Centerra Parkway, forcing the vehicle to stop.
According to the post, a man got out of the car armed with a rifle, and deputies fired at him. The man was later pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the post: