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Cripple Creek officer-involved shooting and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, May 21

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Posted at 5:51 AM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-21 07:51:32-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Monday, May 21, 2018.

1. Overnight officer-involved shooting in Cripple Creek
Two law enforcement officers and one suspect were hurt in a confrontation and officer-involved shooting in Cripple Creek Sunday night. Deputies and police officers went to investigate a suspicious person, who they say took off in a car and then attacked officers. The officers shot and injured the suspect. The suspect and officers are all expected to recover from their injuries.

2. Denver considers extending TRUA program
Tonight, the Denver City Council will discuss extending the Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance program, a pilot program that has helped more than 500 families so far. The program ended in March but the council will discuss extending it through the end of the year.

3. Martin Truex Jr. at White House
NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his team will be at the White House today to meet President Donald Trump. 

4. Moment of silence for TX school shooting victims
This morning, a moment of silence in Texas will honor the 10 victims of Friday's school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Tomorrow, Governor Greg Abbott will begin roundtable discussions aimed at reducing gun violence in schools.

5. Nice day ahead
After a gloomy weekend, our old friend the sun will return today. Expect highs in the 70s and mostly sunny skies.