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Man shot by Colorado Springs police officer dies

Published On: Dec 09 2012 04:04:32 PM CST

A man who was shot by a Colorado Springs police officer during a foot chase has died.

Police confirmed the death Sunday, but would not release any other details on the shooting 

Police said the chase began early Tuesday when an officer tried to stop a car that had been reported stolen. The driver took off and the chase ended a short time later when he crashed into the police car.

The man took off on foot and was shot by the officer, who has since been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is complete. The officer's name has not been released.


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