1 dead in Loveland police-involved shooting

Police are investigating a shooting where a suspect pulled out a weapon, fired it at officers -- and those officers fired shots back.Loveland police say that suspect was taken to the hospital where he died.

FORT COLLINS COLORADOAN - An officer-involved shooting in Loveland left one man dead Thursday night, according to the Loveland Police Department.

Officers and a suspect exchanged fire at about 10:11 p.m. in the 700 block of North Namaqua Drive, and the suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital, police say.

The suspect has been identified by Larimer County Medical Examiner's Office as Stephen Rich, a 48-year-old Loveland resident. Cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.

Loveland officers were investigating an attempted traffic stop, followed by a vehicle crash, after which the reported shooting occurred. 

According to a news release from Sgt. Jeff Pyle of Loveland Police, after officers found the suspect vehicle, a man from the vehicle fired a weapon, and officers responded by shooting back. The man was struck and died after being transported to a nearby hospital.

Read more at the Fort Collins Coloradoan: http://noconow.co/2rTBjcf

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