Safety meeting in wake of violent home invasion

Posted at 3:43 PM, May 31, 2016

The Golden Police Department plans to address community concerns in the wake of a violent home invasion that left a father in critical condition.

The community safety meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 in the auditorium of Golden High School which is at 701 24th Street.

The home invasion happened on the night of May 16when three men knocked on the door of Jesse and Jessica Swift's home on Washington Avenue.

Jesse Swift who is a  father of two and a teacher at Bell Middle School got in a fight with the men and was stabbed in his kidney and lung

His wife ran to a neighbor's home for help. 

The family's two children were in the basement asleep during the incident.

The men went to the home expecting to find $10,000 in cash and drugs but were given the wrong address, according to Golden police.

Three of the four suspects are in custody and one remained at large.

The Swifts will make a statement during Thursday's meeting. 

District Attorney Pete Weir and Golden Police Chief Bill Kilpatrick will also address the community.

The auditorium seats about 450 people.