LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Officers arrested an armed man Friday night who was holed up in a room for six hours at the Quality Inn & Suites at West 6th Avenue and Simms Street, Lakewood Police said in a news release.
According to the Lakewood Police Department (LPD), officers were notified by another agency that Casey Henni, 35, was staying at the hotel and was wanted by the Colorado Department of Corrections for menacing with a deadly weapon, fraud, forgery and escape.
LPD officers attempted to arrest Henni when he fired a single shot at the officers from a handgun while in his hotel room, according to the release.
About 11 p.m., negotiators were able to get Henni to surrender without further incident, LPD said.
Neither the officers nor the suspect was injured, said LPD, which added that the police department's investigation at the hotel was continuing into Saturday afternoon.
LPD said Henni was cleared medically and booked into the Jefferson County Jail on the warrant and the following new charges:
- Attempted first-degree murder
- Possession of a weapon by a previous offender
- Reckless endangerment
- First-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft
- Failure to leave premises with a weapon
LPD worked with the Denver Police Department to apprehend Henni.
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