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*9-1-1 Audio, Body Camera Footage Released from 1-12-19 Officer-Involved Shootin…

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*9-1-1 Audio, Body Camera Footage Released from 1-12-19 Officer-Involved Shooting*

On January 12, 2019, Fort Collins 9-1-1 received seven calls regarding a person actively shooting a gun in the 2600 block of Bradbury Court. A Fort Collins officer arrived in the area and located an armed male, later identified as 36-year-old Joshua Moore, in a confrontation with a female in the street. The investigation determined that Moore fired two shots, one of which caused a fatal gunshot wound to his own head. The officer fired four times, striking the suspect in the lower extremities. The officer was not injured. One person sustained minor injuries from a bullet striking a mirror when Moore was firing into the home during the initial call.

The Eighth Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) investigated this incident. They determined that Moore and the female victim had gotten into a verbal argument earlier in the day. The victim and her family left the home, and when several people returned, they found that Moore had used a sledgehammer to damage the inside and left. Moore then drove back to the home and began firing a gun into the residence, prompting multiple 9-1-1 calls.

The District Attorney determined that had Moore survived, he would have been charged with multiple felony offenses, including Attempted First-Degree Murder, First Degree Burglary, Felony Criminal Mischief, multiple counts of Felony Menacing with a Deadly Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon by a Preview Offender. Additionally, the DA indicated that Moore would have been subject to Habitual Criminal charges based on his extensive criminal history. For the full DA letter, see the images below or visit https://www.larimer.org/spotlights/2019/02/07/district-attorney-opinion-fcps-19-579-lcso-19-355-and-lpd-19-363.

After reviewing the investigation, the DA ruled that the force used by the officer was justified and likely saved the female victim’s life. The officer, who was placed on administrative leave following the incident in accordance with agency policy, has begun the return to duty process.

“I’m grateful for Keith’s rapid response to this dangerous situation,” said FCPS Chief Swoboda. “I’m also extremely proud of the compassion and professionalism he showed while ensuring the victim’s safety. Not only did he run toward danger, he also demonstrated great care and composure immediately following a traumatic incident.”

FCPS is committed transparency and, as such, is releasing a 9-1-1 call and body camera footage from this case. This content is available online at https://youtu.be/9giA2oM3uGc. Please note that this video contains graphic content that may be disturbing to viewers.

As this tragic case demonstrated, domestic violence can be extremely dangerous. If you or anyone you know is in an abusive relationship, please reach out for help. Our community has many resources to help victims and their families escape the cycle of violence. You can contact Fort Collins Police at 970-419-FCPD (non-emergencies) or 911 (emergencies). You can also learn more about local resources through Crossroads Safehouse at www.crossroadssafehouse.org





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Change is in the air for FoCo’s Kites in the Park festival

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The Kites in the Park Festival has a new home – The absolutely beautiful Twin Silo Park.

Change is in the air for FoCo’s Kites in the Park festival

The 12-year-old kid-friendly event will now be known as Kids in the Park, moving to a new park and away from its kite-centric roots.

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*Man Arrested for Stabbing* At 2:05 a.m. on February 15, 2019, Fort Collins 9-1…

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*Man Arrested for Stabbing*

At 2:05 a.m. on February 15, 2019, Fort Collins 9-1-1 received a call regarding a stabbing in the area of Mason Street and Mountain Avenue. Officers arrived at the scene and located the victim, Curtis Bunce, 23. Bunce was transported to an area hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators determined that Bunce and a group of friends had been standing outside when an unknown male suspect reportedly approached the group and stabbed Bunce. The suspect fled the area on foot. He was later identified as Schyler King (DOB 01/27/85). King was located at home and taken into custody at approximately 3:25 a.m. He was transported to the Larimer County Jail and booked on the charge of 2nd Degree Assault (class 4 felony).

“I want to recognize the outstanding team effort that went into this case,” said FCPS Chief Jeff Swoboda. “With the help of our 911 team and local first responder partners, the victim quickly received the care he needed and officers were able to safely take the suspect into custody.”

Anyone with information, who has not already spoken to police, is asked to call Detective Chris O’Loughlin at 970-416-2571 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or www.stopcriminals.org.

All charges are simply an accusation by law enforcement officers, and all arrested parties must be presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

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In just a few months, a group from FCPS will join Police Unity Tour – Team Color…

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In just a few months, a group from FCPS will join Police Unity Tour – Team Colorado to honor fallen officers in a challenging 300-mile bicycle ride.

We often get questions from our community about how they can show support for law enforcement. The team is holding a number of public events and fundraisers over the next few months, which will support the May event.

There are two events coming up this weekend – a fundraising partnership with FireHouse Xpress Car Wash in Fort Collins and a charity concert featuring Face Vocal Band in Lafayette.

Best of luck as you continue training, Team Colorado!


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