WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A man was shot and killed in an incident involving the Wheat Ridge Police Department on Thursday afternoon.
Police said officers responded around 1:41 p.m. to multiple reports of a man with a shotgun walking in the road near 29th Avenue and Ames Street.
Officers saw the man walking east from Ames Street firing the shotgun into the air, and stopped him at the intersection of 29th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, according to police.
The suspect challenged officers on multiple occasions before officers shot the suspect, who died at the scene, according to police.
Police said no officers or bystanders were injured in the shooting.
Police said Sheridan Boulevard was closed between 26th and 29th avenues while officers investigated.
The First Judicial District's Critical Incident Response Team is coordinating the investigation into the shooting.
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