AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police say one person died in a “large disturbance” on East Jewell Avenue. Officers responded to the scene near Havana Street at around 6:15 p.m. on Monday.

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Investigators say a male was reportedly assaulting family members. A fight broke out between officers and the male. Officers tried to take the male in custody, but he was unresponsive.

“Officers immediately began performing life-saving measures,” Sgt. Bill Hummel said.

He was taken to the hospital and declared dead at the hospital.

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Two other officers were hurt, but they’re expected to be okay. Officials say the officers declared a city-wide “help call” which entails an pertinent need for back up from other officers. They say it was a “very involved” fight.

They do not believe the male was armed with a weapon.


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