3 killed in Denver-area shooting, including officer, suspect

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One officer was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Arvada. (Credit: KDVR)

Authorities say a gunman is believed to have shot and killed an officer and another person in a shopping district in a Denver suburb before being fatally shot by police. Police say an officer responded to a call about a suspicious incident Monday near the library in the city of Arvada, and about 15 minutes later, a 911 call came in about shots fired and the officer hit. Authorities say a person who was believed to have been shot by the gunman was taken to a hospital and died. The attacker also was shot and killed. Officials didn’t describe the circumstances of the shooting in the city about 7 miles northwest of Denver.

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