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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Oct. 17, 2018

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Posted at 4:40 AM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 21:29:21-04

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 


6:55 p.m.: Lakewood police have released more information about the police activity in the area of W. Colfax Ave. and Sheridan Blvd. 

5:25 p.m.: Lakewood police says W. 14th Ave. is closed at Benton and Chase Streets as they investigate this shooting.   

5:15 p.m.: Lakewood police is asking residents to avoid the area of W. Colfax Ave. and Sheridan Bvld. ​​​​​​Per a dispatch spokesperson, this is a shooting and two people are in custody. One person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. 

5:12 a.m. —Colorado State Patrol now says semi that crashed into bridge on E470 at east 64th Avenue was hauling drywall. Southbound lanes remain closed.

4:30 a.m. — Southbound lanes of E470 are closed at 64th Avenue after a semi hauling gravel hit and damage the bridge. This happened around 3 a.m. Two people transported to the hospital with unknown extent of injuries. The Colorado State Patrol does not have an estimate on when the Tollway will reopen. 

3 a.m. — Leyden Street closed between east 28th and 26th Avenues for a water main break. 14 homes without water as crews work to repair the damage. 

2 a.m. — Denver Police investigating a shooting that left one person injured at an apartment near East Iliff Avenue and South Dayton Street.