Robbery suspect killed by police in Federal Heights outside Family Dollar Store

FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. - A suspected armed robber was shot and killed by police in Federal Heights Sunday night.

According to police, the robber is suspected of hitting a Family Dollar store at 2010 92nd Ave., early Sunday evening.

Police began looking for the suspect's car and an officer spotted someone matching the suspect's description outside another Family Dollar Store on Pecos Street near 85th Avenue.

Police said the officer confronted the suspect and ended up shooting him in the parking lot at 7:45 p.m.

The victim was rushed to Denver Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

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