A suspect related to an officer-involved capturing in Pueblo has been arrested.

Simon Eugene “Elijah” Gurule Jr., 21, is in custody, police mentioned Thursday morning.

Gurule was allegedly on the scene of an officer-involved capturing Wednesday afternoon on Pueblo’s west aspect, police mentioned.

Gurule is accused of fleeing the scene in a stolen Volkswagen sedan, which was later discovered deserted in an space of South Hudson Avenue and Catalpa Avenue, in accordance with police.

Coda Hutton-Hayes, 18, was shot within the incident. Police mentioned Hutton-Hayes, driving a stolen Subaru, hit an officer whereas fleeing an alley. One other officer on the scene fired a minimum of one shot, hitting Hutton-Hayes within the torso. The Subaru crashed a short while later and Hutton-Hayes was taken to a hospital. Police mentioned he can be arrested on his launch from medical care.

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Gurule is being held on suspicion of automobile theft, amongst different doable expenses, police mentioned.

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The officer who was hit by the Subaru was taken to a hospital with accidents that aren’t life-threatening. The incident was the division’s first officer-involved capturing of 2019, a information launch mentioned.

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