Timestamp8/20/14 13:48
Date Searched1-Jan-13
StateCO - Colorado
Agency NamePueblo Police Department
Victim NameChristopher Tavares
Victim's Age21
Victim's GenderMale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponFirearm; not stated
SummaryJust after 3 a.m., officers were investigating in the area of 11th and Greenwood streets after hearing gunfire. They came across suspicious vehicle which took off. The officers were in pursuit when the suspect's vehicle crashed and the officers stated that Taveres aimed his gun at an officer and shot him in the shoulder. Taveres took off but officers found him. He was shot and killed after he refused to listen to a detective's commands and tried to flee. The two others in the car with Taveres were caught shortly after.
Source Linkhttp://www.krdo.com/news/Pueblo-Police-shoot-kill-man-suspected-of-shooting-officer/17963954
County StatePueblo CO - Colorado
City StatePueblo CO - Colorado