Standoff in Wheat Ridge ends with arrest in stabbing investigation

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. - A standoff in the middle of the night in Wheat Ridge ended with one man arrested.

Investigators said they believe Angelo Ortiz, 20, stabbed a 17-year-old that he knew Thursday night and fled.

The juvenile was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries. He was in intensive care at last report, police said.

Officers said they found Ortiz at a family apartment near 26th and Sheridan and called out the SWAT team for assistance.

Ortiz was arrested around 5:30 a.m. on suspicion of assault.

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