Pueblo officers shoot, kill man barricaded in home


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PUEBLO, Colo. — UPDATE (1:36 p.m.): Pueblo Police are waiting for a search warrant for the home where a standoff happened around 9 a.m. off 19th Street and Monument Avenue. One man died and two men surrendered after two and a half hours.

ORIGINAL: A man was shot and killed Monday after barricading himself in an occupied home and threatening police officers with a firearm.

Police said the initial call went to code enforcement on an abatement issue.

When the man entered the house, at least two other people were inside. Both people exited the house safely, police said.

Police said the man threatened officers, and shots were fired. The man was declared dead on scene.

Police officers are searching the home to determine whether any other people are inside.

One police officer has been placed on standard administrative leave. No officers were injured.

This is a developing story. This article will be updated as new information becomes available.

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