According to Wheat Ridge Police, two police officers - one from the Mountain View Police Department and one from the Lakeside Police Department - responded to the Jugz Bar in the 4300 block of Sheridan Boulevard.
Police heard there was an auto-theft suspect in the bar.
The officers tried to take the suspect into custody, but the suspect drew a gun and shot the Mountain View officer in the leg. The suspect then turned the gun on himself and fired. Both the suspect and the officer were taken to Denver Health.
The officer was treated and released from his non-life-threatening injury. The suspect was identified as Marcus Ray Martinez, 27, of Thornton. He is in serious condition. He may face weapons charges, assault on a peace officer and attempted murder.
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