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May 9, 2014
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Audio: Dispatch recording from trooper shooting

Below is an edited recording of scanner traffic between 9:07 and 9:18 a.m. Thursday, during which time State Trooper Eugene Hofacker, 31, was shot in Glenwood Canyon by a motorist he stopped to assist. Another trooper who was with Hofacker then shot and killed the motorist, identified as Thomas Ornelas, 40.

This recording has been edited to remove other scanner traffic and dead air.


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The VailDaily Updated May 9, 2014 05:20PM Published May 9, 2014 07:57PM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.