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Man Fatally Shot By Security Guard At Westminster Apartment Complex

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The area where the shooting occurred (credit: Nidy Mommy/Twitter)

The area where the shooting occurred (credit: Nidy Mommy/Twitter)

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Westminster are investigating after a man was apparently shot to death by a security guard at an apartment complex early Saturday morning.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

According to Wayne Read with Westminster police, the shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Sunset Ridge Apartments located at 8300 North Sheridan Boulevard at approximately 1:25 a.m.

“Witnesses reported a man had been shot by a security guard on the property,” Read said in a statement.

When officers arrived they found a man had been shot. He was taken a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

“Witnesses reported the security guard was retreating and attempted to get behind cover after recognizing the individual had a weapon,” Read said. “The individual allegedly had a handgun, raised it, and pointed it at the security guard. The security guard fired his weapon, striking this individual.”

No names have been released.

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