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Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting after car crash in Gunnison County

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 09:40:43-05

GUNNISON COUNTY, Colo. — An investigative team is looking into the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that left one suspect dead.

According to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday at 4:12 p.m., a member of the Colorado State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash in the area of Highway 135, near mile marker 23, in Gunnison County. 

For an unknown reason, a shooting occurred. No officers were injured. The suspect was pronounced deceased.

The 7th Judicial Critical Incident Investigative Team is investigating this shooting.

No other information was available as of Friday morning.