Early Morning Officer Involved Shooting
Published on February 02, 2023
UDPATE: 4:00 p.m. February 27
In compliance with Colorado State Law, LPD released unedited video and audio recording of the Officer-Involved Shooting.
Updated News Release
UPDATE: 4:00 p.m. February 27
LPD has learned that the stolen motorcycle crashed after being contacted by a patrol vehicle, and did not crash of its own accord as was stated in the original release.
UPDATE: 11:46a.m. February 3
The suspect in the February 2, Littleton Police Department (LPD) Officer Involved Shooting has been identified as Stephen Poolson Jr.
Poolson is a 41-year-old white male. This continues to be an active investigation.
UPDATE: 5:01 a.m. February 2
The suspect is deceased.
3:22 a.m. February 2
The Littleton Police Department (LPD) contacted a suspicious vehicle at 1:05 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, near the intersection of Bannock and Powers. The individual was driving a motorcycle and crashed. When the officer attempted to contact him, the individual ran and produced a gun. The LPD officer fired at the suspect. The suspect has been transported to the hospital; his condition is unknown at this time. The LPD officer is uninjured. This is an ongoing investigation and there is no current threat to the public.