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Arvada police lift shelter-in-place order for area of 54th Ave. and Cody Street

Man was in an hours-long standoff with police
Arvada Police Department
Posted at 11:25 AM, Jun 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-01 13:25:53-04

ARVADA, Colo. — People in the area of 54th Ave. and Cody Street are no longer under a shelter-in-place order, Arvada police tweeted, after an armed suspect shut down the neighborhood.

Everyone was ordered to avoid the area around 7 a.m. Thursday as officers said negotiated with a person who had a gun.

The suspect was reported in a parked stolen car just before 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Arvada police said. The Jefferson County Regional SWAT team also responded to the scene as the suspect refused to comply with attempts to negotiate.

Someone was taken into custody around 7:25 a.m. as police continued to negotiate with the driver.

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