Colorado Springs man shot 14 times by police during chase in December, coroner reports
7 of the gunshot wounds were in the suspect's back
Last Updated: 301 days ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A coroner's report shows that a Colorado Springs man who was shot and killed by police during a chase suffered 14 gunshot wounds -- seven of them in his back.
Police say 23-year-old Robert Kresky was killed on Dec. 4 after they saw him driving a stolen vehicle and he refused to pull over.
Officers chased him for about five miles. The pursuit ended when Kresky crashed into a police car.
Police said Kresky was shot during a foot chase after he got out of the car and started running, and they apparently thought he was armed.
According to KRDO-TV, police have not commented on the shooting because that is standard procedure for any open investigation. Police say the officers involved in the shooting are no longer on administrative leave.
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