[from the Colorado State Patrol]
This morning at 7:41 a.m., a man entered the southbound Port of Entry in Fort Collins and attempted to shoot a Port Of Entry officer.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male in his early to mid-30s, 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall, with short black hair, a mustache, and a medium build. The suspect was last seen wearing a light-colored short-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and wraparound sunglasses.
The suspect allegedly entered the POE office, pointed a firearm of unknown description at a POE officer, and pulled the trigger. The firearm did not discharge. The suspect then climbed into a very dirty white semi-tractor towing a white box trailer and continued southbound on Interstate 25.The semi-tractor is reported to have the numbers “4177” behind the passenger-side door. The numbers may be part of a larger number. No further information is available at this time.
The Fort Collins Police Department is leading the investigation.Anyone with information about the incident, the suspect, or the vehicle should [call 911 or] contact Officer Wes Haynes at 970-221-6540.