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May 14, 2013 11:12 PM by Connie Murphy

Person killed in officer-involved shooting in Denver

(KUSA) DENVER - Denver police say a man was killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday.

It happened in the 2600 block of South Federal Boulevard around 7 p.m. Police were called out to the address for a suicidal party.

Police say at one point, the man was holding a gun to his head in the middle of Federal Boulevard. Some neighbors videotaped the confrontation as traffic in the area was being diverted.

Police used non-lethal weapons but they were unable to subdue the man.

Police say officers were forced to shoot the man after he threatened a Denver firefighter. The man was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries where he later died.

No officers were injured in the incident.

 

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