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Colorado Springs officer shot, suspect under arrest

Jacob Aaron Sedillo was taken in custody Tuesday after the shooting late Friday, police said.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The suspect in the shooting of a Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) officer was arrested on Tuesday, according to the department.

A warrant was issued Saturday for the arrest of Jacob Aaron Sedillo, 25, on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder, according to a CSPD news release. Sedillo was arrested without incident on Tuesday, police said. 

>> Photo below is of Jacob Aaron Sedillo

The shooting happened late Friday in the parking lot of 3010 N. Nevada Ave., CSPD said, which is near Nevada and East Fillmore Street.

Credit: Colorado Spring Police Department

The officer saw what he described as two suspicious motorcyclists and attempted to pull them over, CSPD said in the release.

One of the motorcyclists shot and hit at the officer and then fled, CSPD said. The other stayed at the scene.

The injured officer was not able to return fire, CSPD said. He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries and is expected to be OK, according to CSPD. 

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-7867.

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Credit: KUSA

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Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers 

You can also remain anonymous by submitting tips through Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers and be eligible for a reward. You can contact them at 719-634-7867 or submit tips online. 

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers exists to aid in reducing the crime rate in the Pikes Peak Region — El Paso and Teller Counties in Colorado — by helping law enforcement agencies solve the crime and bring fugitives to justice.   

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