Aug 1, 2012 6:40 AM by Kate Richards
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say one person is dead after a shooting involving an officer.
The shooting happened after officers arrested a suspect in east Denver on suspicion of a drug charge and a weapon charge.
Police say an officer was taking the suspect to a police station for further processing when the suspect got out of the handcuffs and attacked the officer. Another officer came to help, and the suspect was shot during a struggle. The suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital.
It wasn't immediately known who fired the fatal bullet. The shooting is being investigated.
Names of those involved weren't immediately released.
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