Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the suspect who died has not been identified and that the one named suspect is being held in jail.
DENVER (KDVR) — Update: Three other suspects involved in the incident were also taken into custody. Arthur Muteas, 25, is being held for investigation of felony eluding, while the other two have unrelated warrants.
It’s unclear if any of the three suspects in custody will face other charges.
At the time of the incident, police said they were looking for other suspects who were in the area at the time, but as of 3:25 p.m., they said that is no longer the case.
Original: The Denver Police Department is searching for a group of suspects who fired shots at officers late Wednesday night.
Police said a citizen reported people with weapons near 7th Avenue and Federal Boulevard around 10:30 p.m.
As officers were responding to the area, they had their Air1 police helicopter up and noticed the suspects getting into a silver sedan that left the area.
Officers found the vehicle near 9th Street and Grove Street, and they tried to stop it.
The vehicle continued and eventually stopped near 49th Avenue and Washington Street. At that point, Air1 officers saw the suspects get out of the vehicle.
As officers approached the area on the ground, shots were fired at them. Officers returned gunfire and one person was shot.
That suspect, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died. No officers were injured.