Male victim from Cañon City shooting identified by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

One of the victims of the shooting near the Quality Inn on U.S. 50 has been identified by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Dalton Lee Buckholz, 28, was fatally shot by two Cañon City police officers after they attempted to make contact with him. Details regarding why officers were wanting to speak with Buckholz have not been released due to the current status of the investigation.

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A 20-year-old passenger was also injured, but survived.

No officers were injured during the altercation, but the CBI said that the two remain on administrative leave.

After the investigation is completed, the CBI will submit the case to the 11th Judicial District Attorney’s Office for review.

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