KUSA- A man was shot and killed by police Friday night in Thornton on East 98th Place.
That's near Thornton Parkway and Josephine.
Police tell 9NEWS an adult man was shot by an officer and transported to an area hospital where he died.
Witnesses say the man was swinging a bat at officers just before the shooting.
"When officers arrived the subject was on the front porch, he immediately got up off the porch and began advancing toward the officers. It was observed that he had a bat and a knife, " said Matt Barnes with Thornton Police.
Barnes says officers demanded that he drop the weapons but he refused. An officer tased the man but that was ineffective and another officer shot him.
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