Denver police involved in shooting in Park Hill

Denver police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Northeast Park Hill on Friday, the department said.

No officers were injured, the Denver Police Department said on Twitter. Information was not immediately available about the condition of the person who was shot or the circumstances that resulted in police opening fire in the early evening near North Newport Street and East 38th Avenue.

The focus of police activity is around Martin Luther King Jr. Park, near Station 26 Brewing. Denver police said several streets were closed for the investigation: 38th Avenue between Newport and Olive streets, East 39th Avenue between Olive and Oneida streets, and the 3800 block of Olive, south of the park.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

 

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