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Officer Involved Shooting

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On Sept. 29, 2013, at approximately 6:42 p.m. Fort Collins Police were called to 3501 Stover St. for a welfare check. Shortly after arrival, officers contacted the resident, a 24-year-old male at that address later identified as Jordan Koehn, a student at Colorado State University. Witnesses reported that Mr. Koehn was allegedly highly intoxicated and suicidal. They also report that Koehn had access to firearms.

Shortly after making contact, Mr. Koehn was observed grabbing a handgun from a location within the apartment. Koehn pointed the handgun at himself and ultimately at the officers. One officer fired four shots at Koehn, striking him four times.

Koehn was immediately treated for his wounds by officers and paramedics and transported to the Medical Center of the Rockies whereupon Koehn underwent surgery. Mr. Koehn remains hospitalized at this time.

An investigation into the shooting is occurring and the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave. It is the policy of Fort Collins Police Services to place any officer who is involved in a shooting on paid administrative leave during the investigation. The identity of the officer has not been released at this time.

The Fort Collins Police ask that any potential witnesses who may have seen or heard anything related to this incident to contact Detective Jaclyn Shaklee at 970-416-2771.