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Officer involved shooting on June 30, 2017, Fort Collins, Colorado

Department: Coroner
Release Date: Jul 1, 2017

Contact Information:

Larimer County Coroner/Medical Examiner Office
495 N Denver Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
970-619-4517

Officer Involved Shooting 6/30/17, Fort Collins, Colorado On June 30, 2017 the Larimer County Coroner's Office responded to the Medical Center of the Rockies to investigate the death of a male who had suffered a gunshot wound. The decedent was identified as Chet Knuppel, age 23 of Fort Collins, Colorado. On July 1, 2017 a forensic autopsy was performed by James A. Wilkerson IV, MD, Larimer County Coroner/Medical Examiner. The manner of death is determined to be homicide. The cause of death is gunshot wound of the chest. The decedent was shot by a Larimer County Sheriff's Deputy during a police action. No further information will be released from this office.
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