Arvada police officer killed; suspect arrested, police say


An Arvada police officer was killed early Sunday morning and a suspect in the killing has been arrested, Arvada police said.

The officer, who has not been publicly identified, was responding to a call for a “disturbance” in the 6700 block of W. 51st Avenue at 1:41 a.m. when he was killed, police said.

It was not immediately how the officer was killed. His body was moved from a hospital to the Jefferson County Coroner’s office around 5:30 a.m., police said.

Police said they intend to share more details in a news conference Sunday.


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