DENVER (CBS4)– Police stormed an apartment after a standoff that lasted several hours to find the barricaded suspect dead.

The standoff kept police at bay from 2:30 p.m. until just before 8 p.m. The situation closed several streets in the area of 11th and Race and even Cheesman Park.

Police in Denver rushed to the apartment after multiple shots were fired inside.

The barricaded suspect kept police away for hours while SWAT officers surrounded the building.

Police believe the man found dead was the suspect but haven’t said how he died. It may have been from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said they did not fire any shots. Officers did find bullet holes in the front door. Investigators do not believe anyone else was involved.


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