THORNTON, Colo. (KDVR) — UPDATE: April 15, 4:30 a.m.: Westminster police said negotiations broke down causing SWAT to enter the apartment where an arrest warrant was being served. A deceased male was located. No Officers were injured or fired their weapons.
The identification of the man who was found dead will be released from the coroner’s office.
UPDATE: April 14, 8:45 p.m.: Westminster and Thornton police are on scene at 69th and Stuart serving an arrest warrant on suspect Raymond Quintana.
Westminster SWAT, along with negotiators, are attempting to negotiate a peaceful surrender.
Police have been searching for Quintana since last Friday after an officer-involved shooting, during which Quintana is accused of firing at police officers.
Officers responded around 7 p.m. after being alerted to Quintana’s location at the Edgewood Apartments in Westminster.
Police have evacuated the apartments and issued a shelter-in-place in the area.
ORIGINAL: Police in Thornton have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect after an officer-involved shooting on Friday.
The suspect, 36-year-old Raymond Michael James Quintana, is considered armed and dangerous and is carrying a handgun. He is described as having multiple tattoos as seen in the photos below.
Quintana is said to have been involved in an incident during which a man allegedly fired shots during a traffic stop around 8:30 a.m. on Friday in the area of 115th and Colorado Boulevard.
The incident forced a nearby elementary school to be placed on Secure Alert.
If you see Quintana, police are asking to call 911 or the Thornton Police Tip-Line at 720-977-5069.