DELTA, Colo. (KREX) — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in Delta during a reported burglary in progress.
At around 8:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Delta Police officers responded to a reported burglary in progress in the 100 block of Bert Street. Officers arrived and found a man in the house who was not the homeowner. A physical altercation followed that ultimately ended in the officer shooting the suspect, according to police.
Delta Police believes this was an isolated event with no further threat to public safety.
The 7th Judicial District Critical Incident Investigative Team is investigating the shooting and no further information is available at this time.