Police Officer Julian Becerra succumbed to accidents sustained 9 days earlier when he fell from an overpass in Colorado Springs throughout a car pursuit of carjacking suspects.
The suspects had been pursued by a number of businesses over the course of a number of hours. At about 7:15 pm they tried to carjack a second car on the Love’s Journey Plaza in Fountain and led officers on one other pursuit towards Colorado Springs. The car was partially disabled after cease sticks have been deployed because it exited I-25 to South Academy Boulevard. The car was stopped simply east of Hartford Avenue and all three occupants fled on foot with officers in pursuit.
Officer Becerra was chasing one of many suspects when he fell from an overpass to the pavement roughly 40 toes beneath. He was transported to a neighborhood hospital the place he remained till succumbing to his accidents on February eleventh, 2023.
All three suspects have been apprehended.
Officer Becerra was a U.S. Air Pressure veteran. He had served with the Fountain Police Division for 4-1/2 years and was assigned to the Canine Unit. He’s survived by his spouse and two youngsters.