Police shoot, kill suspect during home intrusion in southwest Denver

DENVER -- An alleged home intruder was shot and killed by officers on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said.

Officers were called to the 1800 block of South Alcott Street just before 6 p.m. on a report of a burglary in progress.

Police shot and killed the suspect after he produced a knife, police said. The suspect died after being taken to a hospital. No officers were injured.

The Denver medical examiner identified the suspect as 29-year-old Alex Duran.

Police said a series of criminal events led up to the home intrusion and there were several scenes in the area on Tuesday night.

It's not known how many officers fired shots.

The name and age of the suspect were not released.

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