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Aug 16, 2013

Posted on: 11:11 am, August 16, 2013, by , updated on: 01:11pm, August 16, 2013

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DENVER — Police tracked and shot a suspect who killed one woman, wounded another and was in possession of multiple incendiary devices in southwest Denver on Friday morning.

A tweet from the Denver Police Department around 11 a.m. confirmed that an active shooter incident was ongoing near the intersection of West Evans Avenue and South Irving Street. Witnesses reported that officers were tracking a man with a long gun and two propane tanks.

As of 11:15 a.m., police were saying via Twitter that the shooter was “down,” and that the individual had sustained a gunshot wound.

Around 11:30 a.m., police said the “shooting situation” had be “resolved,” and that officers were launching an investigation. Police also confirmed shortly after that time that a bomb squad was moving in to deal with “evidence” in the area.

Police took to Twitter often over the course of the incident, at one point in time reporting that the shooter had been walking in the area with guns and had shot someone. Later police said there were multiple victims in the incident, and that the incident was being investigated as an officer-involved shooting.

At a press conference around noon, Denver Police Chief Robert White confirmed that there were two female victims, one of whom was killed, the other was shot in the leg. White also confirmed that the suspect had been shot in the shoulder/chest area by a police officer.

White went on to indicate that the bomb squad had been called to the scene of the suspect’s home, and that the surrounding area had been evacuated after the discovery of several incendiary devices.

Those devices, White indicated, included propane tanks filled with gun powder and a possible grenade. As the officer approached the suspect’s home earlier in the day, the suspect shot one of the propane tanks, White said.

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