Homeowner facing charges after Lakewood officer shot, killed
Last Updated: 395 days ago
LAKEWOOD, Colo. - One person inside a home near the shooting death of a police officer has been arrested.
Officers were investigating reports of a prowler in a neighborhood near Sloans Lake on Friday morning when they heard shots.
Officers responding to that home were searching around it when Lakewood Police Officer James Davies was shot and killed by another officer, police said.
The officers took three people from the home into custody. One of those three, the owner of the home, Joe Anthony Ruiz was arrested on suspicion of being a previous offender in possession of a weapon, tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment and other offenses.
Ruiz was in court Sunday to be advised of his rights.He was then released on bond.
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