AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in north Aurora shot a man who confronted them with a machete on Monday morning. Officers were responding to a possible hostage situation on the 2200 block of North Dallas Street just before 9 a.m.

(credit: Aurora Police Department)

Aurora police spokesman Matthew Longshore says officers first used “less lethal methods” against the man and when he didn’t comply to their demands an officer fired at him. The suspect was shot and injured.

Police later announced the suspect died at the hospital.

Anyone who has information about this case that might be helpful to investigators is asked to call (303) 739-6113.


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