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Man hospitalized in Denver officer-involved shooting; officers OK

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Posted at 7:27 AM, Sep 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-01 09:27:53-04

DENVER – A man was taken to a hospital in an officer-involved shooting in Denver's Highland neighborhood late Saturday night, police said.

No officers were injured.

Officers had responded shortly after 11 p.m. to a report of a man with a gun in the area of 15th Street and Central Streets, near Interstate 25.

When police arrived, the man pulled out a handgun and shots were fired, police Division Chief Ron Saunier said. The man was taken to a hospital and his condition was unknown Sunday morning.

More information about the shooting was not available. Authorities were still investigating Sunday.