January 18, 2019

Subject:  Officer Involved Shooting

Late Wednesday night, 011619, at about 10:25 PM a pursuit of two vehicles that were driving north on Highway 85 from Platteville at a high rate of speed, and failed to yield to officers until stopped near 42nd Avenue and Highway 85, in Evans.  Officers confronted the driver and an officer discharged their weapon.  Medical was immediately summoned to the scene and first aid was provided on scene to the injured adult.  The subject was then transported to North Colorado Medical Center by ambulance for assessment and treatment of his injuries.

The 19th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) remains the investigative authority of this incident, and will release additional information as it becomes available.  Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or who may have witnessed any portion of the pursuit to contact Lt. Kevin Halloran at the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-400-2837 Ext. 2837, or Sgt. Aaron Walker at 970-400-5807

Today, at about 6:00 PM, the Adams County Deputy, victim in this incident, succumbed to his injuries at North Colorado Medical Center.  He is identified, by the Weld County Coroner’s Office, as Jesse Bennett Jenson DOB 011078, of Johnstown, Colorado.