PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police officers responding to a domestic disturbance in Pueblo shot and killed a man.
Sgt. Franklyn Ortega says officers could hear the confrontation when they arrived at the residence, around the 3200 block of Rex Street, just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Officers forced their way into the residence, encountered a threat and shot and killed the man. The Pueblo County coroner identified the man Sunday as 24-year-old Estevon Cruz of Pueblo.
Four officers were placed on paid administrative leave while the case is investigated.
Saturday’s was the sixth officer-involved shooting in Pueblo in 2019. Four other people were killed, including a homicide suspect.