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

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.

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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.