One dead after officer-involved shooting, one found dead in home

Posted: 3:52 AM, Jul 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-30 22:58:35Z

UPDATE (4:55 p.m.): Aurora police confirm one of its officers shot and killed an armed resident of the home who had shot and killed an intruder minutes earlier. Click here for more.


AURORA, Colo. — An officer-involved shooting in north Aurora left one person dead Monday morning. 

Police were called to E. Montview Boulevard and Iola Street around 1:30 a.m. on a report of someone breaking into a home. 

"Officers arrived on scene and heard gunfire," said Officer Ken Forrest, an Aurora Police Department spokesperson.

"They confronted an armed male, who was armed with a firearm," he said. "The male was shot by our officers and has been transported to a local hospital where he has been declared deceased." 

Officers said they found a deceased man in the home.

Investigators were working to determine which man was the suspected intruder. 

E. Montview Boulevard was closed between Jamaica and Havana Streets until 5:30 a.m. 

This is a developing story; Watch Denver7 this morning for updates.