Posted: Jul 18, 2011 6:41 PM by Stefanie Boe, KUSA
Updated: Jul 18, 2011 8:01 PM
Two police officers were hurt and another person stopped breathing after an altercation at the Denver Zoo on Monday. A security guard was also hurt.
According to Denver Police, the officers responded to a domestic violence situation near the elephant exhibit at the zoo around 5 p.m.
Police say there was a conflict with the suspect and the two officers and one security guard suffered minor injuries.
Denver Police spokesman Sonny Jackson says the officers and the security guard suffered from bites and scratches.
According to police, the suspect stopped breathing and was transported to the hospital.