DENVER (KDVR) — Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas said officers shot and killed a man who stabbed a family member while barricaded inside a home.
Thomas said the man was holding two people in a home in the 2000 block of North Oneida Street, near Montview Boulevard. Officers first responded to the homeowner’s call at about 8:30 p.m.
The man had a knife and would not let his two family members leave the room, Thomas said. More personnel and resources were called in, including crisis negotiators and an ambulance, while police “secured the perimeter.”
By 9:30 p.m., officers fired shots.
“While they were waiting for crisis negotiators to arrive, the suspect began assaulting one of the individuals being held inside with a knife,” Thomas said. “The officers…
Lanie Lee Cook
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