Fort Collins police are continuing their investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sept. 29, after officers responded to a welfare check on a suicidal man at 3501 Stover St. The police officer involved in the shooting has been identified as Officer Brinton Deighton. Officer Deighton joined Fort Collins Police Services in July 2011. 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 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.