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Man injured after shooting involving Larimer County deputies

The shooting happened Tuesday night near East Prospect Road and Sharp Point Drive, according to the sheriff's office.

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A suspect was injured and transported to the hospital following a shooting involving deputies from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) on Tuesday night.

At about 10:33 p.m., an LCSO deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that was driving at a high rate of speed on South Timberline Road, according to a release from LCSO.

The vehicle turned onto East Prospect Road heading eastbound and stopped near Sharp Point Drive, LCSO said.

The suspect, a man, opened the door and fired a handgun, according to LCSO. A second LCSO deputy arrived on scene and both deputies returned fire. The suspect suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, LCSO said.

No deputies were injured during the shooting.

The 8th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been notified and will take over the investigation, according to LCSO.

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