A Denver jury has discovered a 30-year-old man responsible of assaulting a police officer after a site visitors cease and a foot chase throughout which police mentioned he shot at them 4 occasions.
The jury discovered Datwon Armstrong responsible Monday after deliberating for greater than 5 hours. He’s scheduled for sentencing as a recurring offender Nov. 13.
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Police mentioned the confrontation with Armstrong started after a July 12, 2019, site visitors cease. Officers have been checking the plates and realized the automotive was needed for a previous hit and run accident. Armstrong, a passenger, ran from the car. He was 10 to 15 ft away from one of many officers when he fired 4 occasions at them through the chase, police mentioned.
Neither officer was injured. Police mentioned neither shot at Armstrong.
Armstrong was discovered hiding below a car in a driveway close to West Ohio Avenue and North Hazel Avenue in southwest Denver and was taken into custody. Police mentioned a 357-magnum handgun was recovered close by.
Armstrong had two felony warrants for escaping from different Colorado jurisdictions.