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Officer-Involved Shooting Near New Castle, Heavy Traffic On I-70

Jan 11, 2020

Traffic on I-70 near Glenwood Springs on Saturday after an officer involved shooting closed areas of 1-70 near New Castle.
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8:45 p.m.

I-70 is back open in both directions near New Castle.

6:50 p.m.

Highway 6 is back open at I-70 mile marker 108. 

4:30 p.m.

Officials from the Garfield County Sheriff's office confirm there was an officer involved shooting around 2 p.m. Saturday.

The shooting happened along the I-70 corridor between mile marker 105 and 109. The highway has been closed in that area. Traffic is being diverted to Highway 6 and 24, though Highway 6 is closed at mile marker 108 in both directions due to an accident. 

Officials are investigating the incident.