Grand Junction authorities investigating police shooting

9NEWS at 5 p.m. 11/12/16.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Grand Junction authorities say an officer who believed a suspect's vehicle was used in a prior weapons violation is recovering after he was pinned in his vehicle during a confrontation that left a suspect dead.

According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, police say the officer was responding to a report of something suspicious when he suddenly asked for emergency backup. The backup officers found the officer pinned between a vehicle and a building, and the suspect was dead.

The department says a team from several agencies is investigating.

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