Officer involved shooting on June 30, 2017, Fort Collins, Colorado
Release Date: Jul 1, 2017
Larimer County Coroner/Medical Examiner Office
495 N Denver Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
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.