AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – One man is dead after an armed carjacking led to a pursuit and officer-involved shooting in Aurora.

Officers responded to an armed carjacking at Wendy’s just before midnight Tuesday at East Colfax Avenue and Chambers Road.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

A pursuit was then authorized and officers chased the stolen suspect vehicle, a white Jeep Grand Cherokee, to the 7700 block of South Quatar Court, just south of E-470.

That’s where the stolen vehicle spun out. The suspect then produced a weapon and officers fired shots, said Aurora police. The suspect, an adult white male in his mid 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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One neighbor awoke from the commotion and said his wife heard the scene unfold.

“We both woke up last night, 12:15, 30, whatever. And she said, did you hear that? And I said I hear sirens, she heard the gunshots. She kind of described it as ‘Boom, boom, boom, boom, boom.’ I didn’t wake up until after that,” said Sam Chapin.

The stolen vehicle the suspect used in the chase (credit: CBS)

The stolen vehicle the suspect used in the chase (credit: CBS)

Two women have also been detained in connection to the case.

The scene remained active through the morning and officials expected to collecting evidence for much of the day.

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