Armed Suspect Shot In Arapahoe County

Rookies Saloon (credit: CBS)

Rookies Saloon (credit: CBS)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Arapahoe County say deputies have shot and killed a suspect who pointed a gun at them.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department says Adams County deputies stepped in to help with a report of an armed person at Rookies Saloon and Restaurant in Strasburg shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday. The Adams County deputies spotted the suspect running from the scene with a weapon and gave chase. A statement from the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s office says they opened fire when he trained his weapon on them.

A judicial critical response team is investigating the shooting. Authorities say they aren’t releasing the suspect’s name at this time.

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