East Denver burglary ends in shooting after homeowner confronts suspect

Posted at 11:02 AM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 16:23:20-04

DENVER -- A burglary in an east Denver home ended in a shooting after the homeowner apparently confronted the burglar early Sunday.

The shooting was reported in the area of Green Valley Ranch Boulevard and Ireland Court at 5:40 a.m. Sunday. 

One man was taken to a hospital and did not appear to be the resident of the home, according to Denver Police Department spokesman Doug Schepman. He was declared dead at around 12:30 p.m.

The shooting remains under investigation. 


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