Officer critically injured in Colorado Springs shooting

Posted at 6:47 AM, Aug 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 08:47:02-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A police officer was shot overnight and was critically hurt in a shootout in Colorado Springs.

A suspect was also shot but it’s not clear how badly they were hurt.

The shootout took place near the intersection of Boulder Street and Swope Avenue, a few blocks away from the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

Police asked that people avoid the area while an investigation takes place.