DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Police Department said a suspect was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition Saturday night. They later died from their injuries.
DPD tweeted about the investigation into the officer-involved shooting. It happened in the 2300 block of West Cedar Avenue. DPD said officers responded to reports of domestic violence just before 8 p.m.
Witnesses reported seeing an adult male throw a woman to the ground and assault a teenage boy.
Police said the suspect was very agitated and officers asked him to stop and deployed a Taser. However, that did not work, according to police.
Police said the suspect began to advance on officers and an officer fired their weapon.
The suspect was taken to the hospital but later died.