Officer, suspect injured in police shooting at downtown Denver jail


A suspect and a Denver police officer were injured in a police shooting at the downtown jail Monday night, according to the Denver Police Department.

DPD issued a tweet a few minutes before midnight saying it was investigating an officer-involved shooting at the Downtown Detention Center in the 1400 block of North Delaware Street.

The suspect was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition. A DPD officer was also shot and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The department said updates will be posted as information becomes available.



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