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DPD arrests burglary suspect after firing shots

Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 19:38:57-05

A Denver police officer responding to a burglary at 11th Avenue and Bellaire Street fired several shots Monday afternoon, but no one was hurt.

The burglary suspect was arrested without further incident, Denver police said.

Denver police said the shooting remains under investigation.

This is the 12th officer-involved shooting this year.

Previous number of officer-involved shootings in Denver:

  • 2015 – 12
  • 2014 – 8
  • 2013 – 9
  • 2012 – 3
  • 2011 – 3
  • 2010 – 6

 

Previous number of officer-involved shootings in Aurora:

  • 2015: 6
  • 2014: 4
  • 2013: 5
  • 2012: 3
  • 2011: 9
  • 2010: 0

Previous number of officer-involved shootings in Lakewood:

  • 2015 – 0
  • 2014 – 2
  • 2013 – 0
  • 2012 – 3
  • 2011 – 1
  • 2010 – 1

 

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