DENVER– Authorities say an off-duty police officer was shot multiple times in both arms while intervening in a robbery at a suburban Denver gas station.
Sara Horan with the Arvada Police Department tells KMGH-TV the suspect was leaving the gas station Wednesday morning when the Denver officer tried to stop him outside.
The suspect immediately opened fire and fled the scene. He is still on the run. The officer, whose name has not been released, is in fair condition with injuries that are not life-threatening.
He could be released from the hospital as early as Wednesday evening.