Legislation enforcement officers in Larimer County have recognized the person who was wounded by a sheriff’s deputy after a shootout on the east facet of Fort Collins final week.
Bryan Erdbruegger, a 21-year-old Fort Collins resident, was launched from a hospital and booked into the Larimer County Jail on Wednesday on prices that embrace two counts of tried first-degree homicide of a peace officer, officers mentioned in an replace launched Friday. Extra reserving prices included unlawful discharge of a firearm and second-degree assault, each felonies, and a misdemeanor cost of dashing over 20 mph quicker than the velocity restrict.
The battle that led to Erdbruegger being shot began when a Larimer County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a 2009 silver Ford Escape going quick on South Timberline Highway at about 10:30 p.m. on July 12, in response to a abstract of occasions offered by Fort Collins Police Providers, the company main the investigation into the capturing.
The deputy pulled the automobile over on East Prospect Highway and one other deputy arrived to help. At that time, the motive force, now recognized as Erdbruegger, opened hearth with a handgun, Fort Collins police officers say. The deputies returned hearth earlier than Erdbruegger allegedly approached their autos on foot whereas nonetheless carrying the gun.
“A short wrestle ensued, throughout which a deputy fired his obligation weapon, putting the suspect,” investigators mentioned in Friday’s abstract. “Erdbruegger was taken into custody and transported to an space hospital for remedy of accidents sustained throughout the incident.”
Neither of the deputies nor a K9 unit canine that was in one of many patrol vehicles was injured. A passing automobile was struck by gunfire, however nobody inside was harm, in response to the abstract.
Officers didn’t specify if the photographs that hit the passing automobile have been fired by Erdbruegger or the deputies. That element stays a part of the investigation, Fort Collins police spokeswoman Kate Kimble mentioned Friday.
Specifics about the place Erdbruegger was shot and the character of his accidents additionally weren’t accessible Friday, Kimble mentioned. Within the aftermath of the capturing, officers mentioned that he had suffered “critical accidents.”
The investigation, falling below the purview of the Eighth Judicial District Important Incident Response Group, is ongoing. Investigators are asking anybody who noticed a silver Ford Escape within the space of Timberline Highway between 10 and 10:30 p.m. on July 12 to contact Fort Collins police Det. Justin Butler at 970-221-6340.
An entire report from the Eighth Judicial District Lawyer’s Workplace will probably be launched when the investigation is full, Kimble mentioned.
Erdbruegger stays within the Larimer County Jail, in response to its web site. He’s being held on $200,000 bond. His subsequent court docket date is Aug. 1.