Charles Bud Wolcott was shot and later died from his wounds in a shootout with Pitkin County sheriff officers. In his arsenal of several handguns and a rifle, Wolcott had a fully automatic weapon and fired at the police with an AK-47. Wolcott had a history of mental illness, and therefore is prohibited from either purchasing or possessing a firearm, much less an automatic weapon, which require a thorough background check and special license. Officials are unsure how he obtained the guns. (Denver Post)

ID: 11672

Victms Name: Charles Bud Wolcott
Age: 69
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Aspen
County: Pitkin
State: CO
Zip Code: 81611
Country: United States of America

Agency: Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Charles Bud Wolcott was shot and later died from his wounds in a shootout with Pitkin County sheriff officers. In his arsenal of several handguns and a rifle, Wolcott had a fully automatic weapon and fired at the police with an AK-47. Wolcott had a history of mental illness, and therefore is prohibited from either purchasing or possessing a firearm, much less an automatic weapon, which require a thorough background check and special license. Officials are unsure how he obtained the guns. (Denver Post)

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