West Colfax barricade suspect had warrant out of JeffCo

He was arrested after a standoff with police.

DENVER - The man arrested early Wednesday morning following a standoff near West Colfax Avenue and Yates Street had an outstanding warrant out of Lakewood and is now being held for possession of a weapon by a previous offender, according to Denver Police. 

The search for Karl Christopherson prompted Denver Police to issue a "shelter in place" warning early Wednesday for residents near Colfax and Yates. 

At 4:46 a.m., police tweeted that Christopherson had been arrested.

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