On Tuesday, June 13, 2023, investigators of the Windsor Police Department were conducting an investigation into alleged child sex crimes in the 200 block of Cherokee Trail Dr. in Ault, Colorado. Officers of both the Windsor and Ault Police Departments were on scene investigating when the suspect fired a single gunshot, fatally injuring himself. Rescue attempts were immediately initiated, but unsuccessful.
No officers fired shots and the suspect of the investigation was pronounced dead on scene. The suspect is a 33 year-old white male who is not being identified at this time. Identification will be made at a later time by the Weld County Coroner’s Office.
No officers or members of the public, aside from the suspect, were harmed as a result of this incident and there is no safety threat to the public.
The investigation of the death is being led by the Ault Police Department.
No further information is being released at this time.