EDGEWATER, Colo. (CBS4) – Eleven people were taken into custody in Edgewater early Tuesday after a scary incident involving an automatic weapon.
Police say residents in the neighborhood just west of Sloan’s Lake called 911 at about 12:30 a.m. and said they heard shots in or near a home.
When police arrived at the scene, close to 20th and Marshall, someone opened fire on police with a semi-automatic weapon. At one point several officers were pinned down by round after round of gunfire from the gun for 25 minutes.
Police cut the power to the area to help get the officers out of the situation.
Authorities said they believe the person who was doing the firing was Lupo Solazzo, 26.
No one was injured, but it certainly gave nearby residents a big scare.
“At about 12:43 or so all hell broke loose. It was total firing. It was like a war zone. It seemed to go on for more than half hour. It seemed to last more like an hour to an hour and a half,” said neighbor Glenn Inskeep.
Solazzo now faces eight counts of attempted murder and three counts of child abuse after three babies were found inside one of the homes.