Trial set for CU student shot by police

Coleman Stewart shot last May

BOULDER, Colo. - A University of Colorado student who was shot by Boulder police during a standoff is set to go to trial in February.

The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1vBVIgN ) 23-year-old Coleman Stewart pleaded not guilty Friday to four felony counts of menacing and misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest, obstructing a peace officer and theft.

Stewart was shot multiple times after he officers said he pointed a pellet gun - a replica of a Smith and Wesson semiautomatic handgun-- at them through the door of his home May 30. He spent 12 days in a hospital.

Authorities say the standoff happened after Stewart refused to pay for a cab. The driver called police, and Stewart ran into his apartment, where officers say he pointed a gun at them, prompting them to open fire.
 

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