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1 killed, 1 injured in chase and police shooting in Colorado

Posted at 4:05 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 18:05:29-05

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police say one person is dead and another injured after they fired on a car that attempted to run over an officer during a chase.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Sunday west of Pueblo. No officers were injured.

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that the vehicle pursuit began in neighboring Fremont County where a patrol vehicle was struck.

The fleeing vehicle was eventually pushed off the road and came to rest in a front yard where deputies approached it.

The Sheriff's Office statement says the driver then drove toward a deputy who fired at the vehicle, killing a male passenger and injuring the female driver. Their names were not immediately released.

The incident is under investigation.