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A Jack in the Box officer in Puebla, Colorado, shot dead a patron who attacked his girlfriend on Friday, Feb. 11, at a fast food restaurant, police said.

Screenshots from the Pueblo Police Department video

A man who attacked his girlfriend at the Jack in the Box restaurant was shot dead and seriously injured by officers, Colorado police said.

Pueblo the police replied to the incident at 3:15 p.m. in mountain weather on Friday, Feb. 11, at “Jack in the Box” on Highway 50 U.S., the department said.

Inside the restaurant, the man began attacking his girlfriend, and several officers tried to intervene, police said.

One of the workers shot the man “when the situation worsened,” police said. He was hospitalized in critical condition but expected to survive.

Police are continuing their investigation. No charges have been filed.

Police are asking anyone with information to call a detective on 719-320-6037 or the Puebla Police Department on 719-553-2502. Anonymous tips can be left at 719-542-7867.

Don Sweeney has been a reporter and editor of a newspaper in California for over 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter for The Sacramento Bee since 2016.

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