Man accused of shooting at police officers charged with attempted murder

BRIGHTON - A man accused of shooting at police officers in Thornton has been charged with five counts of attempted murder.

According to a release from the 17th Judicial District Attorney's office, Police were called to the 1800 block of Rowena St early Monday morning on a report of a burglary in process. 22-year-old Darren Ross Hoffman allegedly fired his gun multiple times at police and the home as officers tried to apprehend him. No one was hit, and officers arrested him without returning fire.

Hoffman is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after deliberation and two counts of attempted first degree murder-extreme indifference for the police officers. He is also charged with one count of attempted first degree murder-extreme indifference for a woman who lives in the home.

Hoffman is being held on $100,000 bond.

 

 

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