The identical suspect fled southwest to the close by metropolis of Lakewood, Chief Pazen stated.
Simply earlier than 6 p.m., the Lakewood Police Division obtained a report of pictures fired at a enterprise, John Romero, a spokesman for that division, informed reporters throughout a joint information convention with Chief Pazen. A gunshot sufferer was later discovered and pronounced useless on the scene, Mr. Romero stated, including that cops recognized the automobile and the taking pictures suspect. However they didn’t publicly reveal his identify.
When the officers discovered the automobile, the gunman opened fireplace, and officers shot again, Mr. Romero stated. The gunman then fled on foot to a Hyatt Resort, the place he’s believed to have shot a clerk. He additionally shot and wounded a police officer after he left the resort.
The wounded officer was present process surgical procedure, Mr. Romero stated on the information convention. Paul Osckel, a spokesman for the Lakewood Police Division, stated that he had no additional info on the officer’s situation. The resort clerk’s situation was not instantly clear as of Monday night time.
Mr. Romero stated the suspect was later shot in Lakewood and pronounced useless on the scene. It was not instantly clear if cops had shot him.
Chief Pazen stated that, based mostly on preliminary info, the Denver Police Division believed that the identical individual was liable for the shootings and the sooner shootout with the police.