COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man, who police say reached for a firearm and was shot dead by an officer, or officers, in Colorado Springs this weekend has been identified.
Devon Malik Bailey, 19, was fatally shot at about 6:45 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of East Fountain Boulevard, police said in a news release.
Officers were responding to a report of a robbery and said the victim identified two suspects who officers contacted. One of the suspects went to grab a firearm and was shot, the release said.
“At least one officer fired a shot at the suspect,” police said on Tuesday. The coroner’s office has not yet ruled on the cause and manner of Bailey’s death. An investigation is ongoing.
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