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Police shoot, injure suicidal person in Castle Rock

Posted at 4:30 PM, Dec 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-25 11:43:12-05

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Castle Rock.

Police said officers responded to a call about a suicidal person at a home in the 1300 block of Sierra Drive just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Once police were inside the home, the person pointed a weapon at officers and the officers opened fire, according to police.

Officers said the victim suffered injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police have not identified the injured party or the officers involved. The officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation is underway.