Boulder police shoot and kill man in confrontation after domestic violence report

On Friday, Boulder police were investigating what happened after two officers responding quickly to a report of domestic violence confronted a man with a gun and fatally shot him.

The shooting happened just after 10 p.m. in the 1700 block of Baseline, according to a statement from the Boulder Police Department posted on Twitter.

A caller reported that the man was on his way to the house and was known to be carrying a firearm, police said. Boulder police attended the home and were already there when the man arrived, the statement said.

“There was a confrontation and the man pulled out a gun,” the police statement said. “Two officers fired their weapons and the man died at the scene.”

Both officers will be placed on paid administrative leave, police said, while investigators review the sequence of events.


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