November 29, 2021

Police respond to barricaded suspect in Castle Rock

Castle Rock Police said they believe a suspect fired a weapon and barricaded himself inside an apartment in the area of Red Hawk Drive and Wolfensberger Road.

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Castle Rock Police said they responded to a barricade situation Tuesday afternoon.

Police tweeted at 2:58 p.m. that there was a heavy police presence in the area of Red Hawk Drive and Wolfensberger Road after a man who they believe fired a weapon barricaded himself in an apartment.

Police said the suspect is believed to be in the apartment alone.

A CodeRed Alert was sent out to the immediate area, multiple roads are closed and police are asking people to stay away.

Police and SWAT are still on the scene as of 9 p.m. Tuesday. 

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

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