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Lakewood Police Find Murder Suspect Dead In Bear Creek Park

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)- Police in Lakewood embarked on a manhunt Thursday afternoon at Bear Creek Park to find a murder suspect. They found the man’s body a short time later, possibly dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers were searching for the shooting suspect who was connected to a murder in Littleton.

Shots were fired Thursday afternoon and a sniper team was on scene in the park. The suspect was described as possibly suicidal and may have been threatening officers before police believe he took his own life.

Police in Littleton confirmed a man was shot inside a home located at 5931 S. Camargo Way. The cul de sac where the home is located has been blocked off to traffic.

The investigation into the shootings began when Lakewood Police Department received a 911 call from an unknown male reporting at shooting at about 1:21 p.m. Thursday.

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