An armed man was fatally shot by police in Craig on Friday morning, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Just before 9 a.m., Craig Police Department officers tried to contact a man outside the Cool Water Grille, 337 W. Victory Way, a CBI news release said.
Craig officers and Moffat County Sheriff’s deputies approached the man, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant, and he allegedly pulled a firearm and fled.
“Officers fired on the suspect, striking him,” the CBI release stated.
The man, who was not identified on Friday, was taken to a hospital, where he died.
No officers or community members were injured. One police officer is on administrative leave, per department police, as the shooting is investigated.
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