Denver PD investigate fatal officer-involved shooting

DENVER – Denver Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at Platte River Drive and Florida Avenue that left the suspect dead.

Sources say it happened during an undercover drug operation. The suspect allegedly took out a gun when officers arrived for an arrest.

Sources also say the drug involved was a significant amount of cocaine. Denver SWAT was on the scene for added protection. Law enforcement believed the suspect was very violent and dangerous.

This is a developing story. Check back to 9NEWS for updates.


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