November 30, 2021

Woman dead after she was shot by deputy at Arapahoe County apartment complex

Law enforcement was at the complex searching for a homicide suspect, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) said.

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A woman is dead after she was shot by a deputy at an apartment complex Friday evening, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) said. 

It happened at the Ivy Crossing apartments near South Quebec Street and East Harvard Avenue around 4:15 p.m. on Friday, deputy John Bartmann with ACSO said. 

A task force was at the complex searching for a homicide suspect out of Denver, according to Bartmann. 

They approached the woman, who Bartmann said pulled a gun on deputies. At least one deputy shot and killed her. 

No the deputies were injured in the shooting.

The woman who was killed has not been identified.

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