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Gene Pool, 37
Pueblo, Colorado
June 28, 2019

Agencies: Pueblo Police Department Colorado

Last updated: about 1 month ago

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37-year-old Gene Pool of Pueblo was shot and killed Friday afternoon by Pueblo police.

Pool was identified as a suspect in the Tuesday morning homicide of 23-year-old Wayne Riddock. Pueblo police executed a warrant for Pool’s arrest on Friday.

He was spotted on the East Side and led police on a brief chase that ended at a mobile home park in the 1900 block of Constitution Road.

There, an approximately 45-minute standoff occurred that ended with six officers firing upon Pool, who police say was armed.

Pool was pronounced dead at the scene.

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In May, 2000, the officers involved in shooting and killing a homicide suspect in June were cleared of any wrongdoing by the 10th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

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