3 officers injured, suspect dead after attempted arrest in southwest Denver

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DENVER -- A suspect was killed and three officers were injured after shots were fired during an attempted felony warrant arrest in southwest Denver late Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

The incident happened in the 2600 block of West Bates Avenue, police said.

Police Chief Robert White said there was a fight with a suspect, and he tried to get a hold of one of the officer's guns. That's when shots were fired.

Two of the injured officers were transported, one in serious condition, police said. The injuries did not involve gunshot wounds. A third officer was hurt but was not transported.

Bates Avenue was closed from South Bryant Street to South Decatur Street while police investigated.

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