WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Westminster shot and injured a man with a gun inside a home on Wednesday morning. Westminster police say a SWAT team was serving a search warrant about 5:45 a.m. when the confrontation happened.
The shooting happened on Hooker Street between 71st Avenue and 72nd Avenue when the man pointed a gun at officers. That’s when officers returned fire, striking the suspect.
Hooker Street is expected to remain closed between 71st and 72nd for most of the morning.
#72OIS SWAT serving search warrant. Inside home officers encounter male w/gun. Officers fired striking suspect – unk condition on suspect
— Westminster Police (@WestminsterPD) September 18, 2019
The suspect was rushed to the hospital and is in critical condition. No officers were hurt.