WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) — Residents in the 3900 block of Quay Street in Wheat Ridge were advised by police to shelter in place Sunday morning. SWAT team members are attempting to persuade a man to come out of a home and surrender to police.
At around 5 p.m., officers told CBS4 the suspect was taken to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. At last check, a condition update was not available.
The unidentified man is believed to have shot another adult male in the hand earlier Sunday morning, according to Sara Spaulding, spokesperson for the Wheat Ridge Police Department.
CodeRed shelter in place call was sent at 9:51 a.m. pls avoid the area
— Wheat Ridge Police (@WheatRidgePD) February 23, 2020
That shooting victim was taken to a hospital, Spaulding said.
West Metro Fire Rescue medical personnel were paged out to the area at 9:26 a.m.