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Officer shoots suspect wanted on multiple arrest warrants in Northglenn

Northglenn Police said the suspect is expected to survive after the shooting in the area of Fowler Drive and Humboldt Street early Saturday morning.

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Northglenn Police said an officer shot a suspect wanted on multiple warrants early Saturday morning.

Officers responded just before midnight for a report of an unwanted party in the area of Fowler Drive and Humboldt Street.

The suspect, who was wanted on multiple arrest warrants, was armed with a gun, according to police.

One officer fired at the suspect, who was hit. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. No other injuries were reported.

Police did not identify the suspect or share any other details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting, citing an active investigation.

The incident is being investigated by the 17th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team.

The officer is being placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard practice when an officer is involved in a critical incident, police said.

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