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Denver police officer shoots, wounds suspect in northeast Denver – The Denver Post

Two people were shot, one fatally, in separate incidents Friday night in Denver.

In the second shooting, in northeast Denver, an officer shot and wounded a suspect about 9 p.m. No officers were injured.

The officer involved shooting started as an armed robbery in the 1400 block of East Maxwell Place, said Doug Schepman, a police spokesman

Two suspects had fled that scene and were spotted in the area of the 4500 block of Paris Street, Schepman said. A foot pursuit was involved and one suspect was taken into custody. As officers pursued the second suspect at least one officer fired, hitting the suspect in the hand. His injuries are not life threatening.

Police did recovery a hand gun at the scene. Both suspects were in custody late Friday night.

About an hour earlier at 8 p.m., a man was shot and killed in the 300 block of South Federal Boulevard. The victim died at the scene. A homicide investigation is underway.

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