Suspect shot, killed by deputy in Arapahoe County


Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A deputy shot and killed a suspect in Arapahoe County on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place about 3:15 p.m. in the 9700 block of East Geddes Avenue. The area is near the junction of Interstate 25 and East Dry Creek Road.

Two deputies were investigating criminal activity when they “encountered an individual and during their investigation one of the deputies discharged their firearm striking the suspect,” according to the sheriff’s office.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says neither deputy was injured.

The suspect’s name, age and gender have not been released.

The two deputies have been placed on administrative leave, per sheriff’s office policy.

The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is investigating.

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