WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Westminster Wednesday night.
Westminster Police were investigating a stolen vehicle at approximately 9:50 p.m. in the 7300 block of Tennyson Street. When they approached, a man associated with the stolen car brandished a gun and began firing at officers.READ MORE: Police: Man Kills 6 Adults & Himself At Colorado Springs Birthday Party
The officers returned fire, and the suspect died at the scene. Five officers were involved and one sustained minor injuries and was treated.READ MORE: Denver Police Officer Shot Saturday Night, Suspect On The Loose
“This is a pretty unfortunate incident, but the suspect made the decision to pull out a gun and fire at officers, fortunately none of our officers were killed or seriously injured,” said Kate Kazell of the Westminster Police Department.MORE NEWS: $30,000 Reward Now Offered In 1970 Murder Of Marilee Burt
The shooting is under investigation.