Police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting at the Motel 6 on Wadsworth Boulevard near 6th Avenue.
Lakewood Police confirmed that a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the motel parking lot prior to the shooting, police said.
As the suspect tried to approach the vehicle, police chased him on foot and then man pulled a gun. That's when officers shot him.
"Incident happened on the east side of the motel," Denver7 Liz Gelardi tweeted at about 10:10 p.m. "Police also tell us the special enforcement team was involved."
Three officers were involved but none of them were hurt, police confirmed.
You can see yellow evidence markers in the parking lot. Officer involved shooting, one dead but officer not injured. pic.twitter.com/eqKRPbCJfk
— Liz Gelardi (@LizGelardi) April 27, 2016