May 11, 2013 11:51 PM by Monica Gouty
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says they have confirmed the suspect shot by a Manitou Springs Police Officer was armed. The shooting happened at the La Fon Motel in Manitou early Saturday. Police say the officers first responded to the motel on a CrimeStoppers tip. Investigators with the Sheriff's office are now in charge of the case and say they determined the suspect first shot at the officers before they returned fire.
Investigators are not yet saying how badly the suspect was injured or releasing his identity.