Officer fires weapon while contacting suspect

DENVER - An officer fired his weapon Monday afternoon while trying to apprehend a suspect. 

Just after noon, an officer attempted to make contact with a person they believed was armed in the area around 3rd Avenue and Osage Street in Denver.

At some point shortly after making contact the officer fired his weapon. No one was struck by the bullet.

There are no arrests at this time but several people, including the person police were trying to contact are in custody and being interviewed by police. That person was eventually transported for an evaluation. 


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