DENVER — A police officer’s weapon was unintentionally fired while chasing a suspect in an apartment building and a woman was injured Tuesday afternoon.
It happened at E. 33rd Avenue and High Street. Officers were pursuing a man they say was wanted for a parole violation.
He ran into the apartment complex and hid in one of the units.
UPDATE: 33rd & High shooting, preliminary investigation determined the shot was unintentional. Investigation continues, will update as able—
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Investigators initially said a round was fired into the door. There were several people inside the unit.
It’s not yet clear if the woman inside who was hurt was hit by the bullet or shrapnel.