The 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has released additional information about the shooting in western Moffat County including the name of the person in custody. The release said that a Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy were investigating a suspicious vehicle off of the road near mile marker 10 on US Highway 40 east of Dinosaur, Colorado when the officers encountered a male and female who, briefly took them hostage. A struggle ensued during which the male suspect was shot fatally. The female was taken into custody. The name of the deceased party will be released once next of kin have been notified. The female has been identified as 43 year-old Georgie Hand. Neither officer were injured in the incident. Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume identified the deputy officer as Brent Shock, and said Shock has been put on paid administrative leave while the District Attorney’s Office investigates the incident, which is standard protocol for officers involved in the use of force. The Parks and Wildlife Officer has not been identified.
No additional suspects are thought to be involved. A hearing date for bond has not been set at this time.