DENVER (AP) An investigation is underway after police shot and critically injured a knife-wielding man accused of trying to assault an officer at a southeast Denver apartment complex.
Sgt. Steve Warneke tells The Denver Post that officers were called to the apartment complex at about 9 a.m. Friday on reports of a suicidal man with a knife. The sergeant says the man, whose name has not been released, was shot after police tried numerous times to subdue him with less-lethal force.
Warneke declined to say how many times the officer fired.
The Denver District Attorney's Office will review the shooting to determine if it was justified.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.