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.
UPDATE – OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING ON PUEBLO’S WEST SIDE
Simon Eugene “Elijah” Gurule Jr. has been arrested.
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— Pueblo Police Dept (@PuebloPolice1) January 10, 2019
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.
Gurule is being held on suspicion of automobile theft, amongst different doable expenses, police mentioned.
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.