Police claimed man ‘crashed’ on motorcycle before fatal shooting. New video shows officer rammed him with vehicle

9NEWS: Video obtained by 9NEWS reveals there is more behind the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man who was suspected of stealing a motorcycle. 

On Feb 2, Littleton Police posted a press release saying Stephen Poolson, 41, “was driving a motorcycle and crashed” during a call about a suspicious vehicle. Police said an officer eventually fatally shot Poolson because he “produced a gun.”

It happened near South Bannock Street and West Powers Avenue in Littleton.

The news release did not mention the crash involved the officer ramming his patrol unit into Poolson before the shooting.

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