Brighton officer shoots suspect during altercation

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BRIGHTON, Colo. — An officer shot and injured a suspect during an altercation on Wednesday night, the Brighton Police Department said.

Officers responded to a report of a female being chased by a male near 744 Mockingbird St. just before 10:30 p.m.

When police arrived, a struggle ensued between the male and an officer. During the struggle, the suspect was shot by the officer.

The man was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. No officers were injured.

The Adams County Critical Incident Team is investigating the case.

The names of the officers and the suspect were not released.

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