Man faces attempted murder charges after reportedly firing at officers

9NEWS@4 3/1/2017

KUSA - A man in Commerce City is charged with three counts of attempted murder after reportedly firing shots at police officers.

Police say Isaac Lesperance-Torres put on ballistic body armor before firing at officers last Tuesday.

It happened near East 47th Avenue and Quebec Street, close to the Commerce City-Denver border.

Police say they spotted Lesperance-Torres who was wanted on two outstanding felony arrest warrants.

He tried to run from them, then shot at officers.

Lesperance-Torres is also charged with two counts of possession of a weapon by a previous offender. His bond is set at $100,000.

He's due in court Thursday and remains in Denver city jail.

© 2017 KUSA-TV


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