Denver, Colorado 2021-09-21 05:43:17 –
Littleton, Colorado — Authorities are looking for a suspect who injured police officers late Tuesday.
The shooting took place at some point before midnight in the areas of South Bannock Street and West Powers Avenue.
Police said, “Police officers initially responded to calls for fire in the area. Upon arrival, police officers encountered individuals who began shooting them.”
A police officer was injured in a local hospital and is in serious but stable condition, according to Jean Enry, chief of the Littleton Police Department.
Residents living in nearby apartments are told to stay inside while police are searching for the suspect.
#update -Every Littleton PD. We know that a policeman was shot before midnight. Chief Enry said their condition was serious but stable. Active scene-Police officers in the area are still looking for suspects and are asking everyone to be inside. @DenverChannel https://t.co/vbXICluq7u
— Veronica Acosta (@VeronicacostaTV) September 21, 2021
The streets in the area are also closed.
If you have information, you will be asked to call the Littleton Police Station (303-794-1551).
This is breaking news, with a live update of Denver 7 in the morning.
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