FREDERICK, Colorado — A 59-year-old man was killed early Thursday after exchanging gunfire with officers in an area near downtown Frederick, authorities said.
Officers with the Frederick Police Department responded to the 200 block of 7th Street for a report of shots fired about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.
When officers arrived, they and a citizen were shot at from a residence, the 19th Judicial Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) said.
Members of the Firestone Police Department, Mead Police Department and Weld County Sherrif's Office then responded to assist.
During the incident, officers from multiple agencies and the suspect exchanged gunfire. The suspect was hit and pronounced dead at the scene just before 2 a.m., the CIRT release said.
The suspect was identified as Jeremy Russell Stumpf, 59, of Frederick by the Weld County Coroner's Office.
No other injuries were reported.
In an update at 5:15 a.m., police said they would be on scene throughout the morning and asked for the public to avoid the downtown Frederick area.
The 19th Judicial CIRT is investigating the shooting.
Anyone with information can contact investigators at 970-660-5017.
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