DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Capitol in Denver was put on lockdown on Monday after a man was shot nearby. The Colorado State Patrol said the suspect is in custody, and the victim was transported to the hospital.
At around 8 p.m., police said the victim died.READ MORE: Multi-Vehicle Crash East Of Silverthorne Causing 2 Hour Delays On Westbound I-70
Denver police said the shooting happened in the area of Civic Center Park.READ MORE: PIT Maneuver By Police Brings Short Westminster Chase To An End
The CSP said the Capitol was put on lockdown at 12:25 p.m., out of “an abundance of caution while situation develops.” It was lifted later in the afternoon.MORE NEWS: VIDEO: Contractor Destroys Renovated Bathroom With Sledgehammer, Claims Nonpayment For Work
It’s not clear what led up to the shooting.