DENVER (AP) — A person was shot and killed in a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies close to Interstate 25 south of Denver, authorities mentioned.
Douglas County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies responded at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday to a report of a person with a gun close to an on ramp for the interstate alongside Joyful Valley Highway, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
Officers mentioned Samuel Yeager, 23, died within the capturing however didn’t specify who shot him. It was unknown if Yeager fired at deputies.
No different accidents have been reported. A hometown for Yeager was not offered.
The capturing occurred about 25 miles south of downtown Denver in an space with quite a few rural subdivisions.
Entrances to the interstate alongside Joyful Valley Highway have been closed as investigators labored the scene.