DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police say at least one of their officers was involved in a shooting on Wednesday night. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing near Yale Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

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Police say the suspect had wounds that were apparently self-inflicted. Officers arrived and told the man to drop the knife.

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Officials say the suspect ignored commands and walked toward officers with the knife. A pepperball and Taser were both deployed, but not effective.

The suspect continued to walk toward officers when at least one officer fired their gun multiple times and hit the suspect.

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The suspect fell and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. DPD says no officers or civilians were hurt.

Police do not believe the suspect was known to officers.

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Federal Boulevard is closed in both directions at Harvard Avenue. Drivers and residents are urged to avoid the area.

Danielle Chavira