Two Thornton police officers who fired their weapons at an armed suspect who pointed a gun at them will not face criminal charges, according to the Adams County district attorney.
On April 9, officers Zac Crowe and Lindsay Hinton fired at Raymond Quintana after the suspect crashed a vehicle while eluding police, according to a decision letter on the shooting released Thursday by the district attorney’s office.
Quintana, as he fled on foot, pointed a handgun at the officers, who opened fire, according to the letter. Hinton fired one shot, and Crowe fired five.
The officers were pursuing Quintana, who