Man arrested after firing gun at police in Thornton

A Thornton man is under arrest after pounding on windows and firing a gun at police officers.

THORNTON - A Thornton man is under arrest after pounding on windows and firing a gun at police officers. 

Darren Ross Hoffman, 22, was arrested Monday morning for investigation of criminal attempted first-degree murder, according to the Thornton Police Department.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Rowena Street at 5:02 a.m. because of a man pounding on a resident's door, windows and screaming loudly. When the officers arrived, they located the man in the area. When police approached, the suspect pulled a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the officers. 

The officers were able to negotiate the suspect's surrender and he was taken into custody. The police officers did not fire their weapons. 

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