This Press Release is being distributed on behalf of the 19th judicial Critical Incident Response Team.
At approximately 0851 hours, on June 8, 2019, officers with the Greeley Police Department along with deputies of the Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service for a suspicious person at Missile Site Park in unincorporated Weld County. Officers were advised by dispatch that the male was seen near a methanol tank and had a road flare in his hands.
Officers gave verbal commands to the male, but the male refused to comply with officers. Officers fired less lethal rounds which were ineffective. A Greeley Officer fired his duty issued sidearm at the suspect.
The suspect was taken into custody and transported to a nearby hospital. The identity and condition of the suspect will not be released at this time.
The 19th Judicial Critical Incident Response Team will be handling this investigation.
This is an active investigation and more details will be released as they become available. All media inquiries will be handled by the Weld County Sheriff’s Office. If anyone in the community has any information, please call:
Lieutenant Kevin Halloran with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office 970-400-2837
Sergeant Ben Endreson with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-400-2870.