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Man attempts to shoot POE officer in Fort Collins

Police are looking for suspect

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Fort Collins Police say a man entered the southbound Port of Entry in Fort Collins and attempted to shoot a POE officer on Sunday around 7:40 a.m.

The suspect allegedly entered the POE office and pointed a firearm at a the officer. Police say the suspects gun didn't fire when he pulled the trigger.

The suspect then climbed into a dirty white semi-tractor towing a white box trailer and continued southbound on Interstate 25.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male in
his early to mid-30's. He is 5'7" to 5'9" tall, with short black hair, a
mustache, and a medium build. 

The Fort Collins Police Department is leading the investigation.
Anyone with information about the incident, the suspect, or the
vehicle should contact Officer Wes Haynes at 970-221-6540.

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