Lone Tree hotel evacuated, suspect surrenders

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LONE TREE, Colo. (KKTV) - A Lone Tree hotel was evacuated Tuesday night and negotiations with a barricaded man inside a room started soon after. The suspect eventually surrendered and no one was hurt in the incident.

The city of Lone Tree tweeted out at about 7 p.m. that police were responding to the TownePlace Suites by Marriott. The following statement was provided to 11 News at about 7:30 p.m.:

At about 4:45 p.m. today, hotel management at TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver South called Lone Tree Police regarding a suspicious male. When officers arrived and tried to make contact with him, the suspect barricaded himself in his hotel room and told officers that he was armed and suicidal. The officers also confirmed that the suspect had multiple warrants for his arrest. Douglas County Regional SWAT team was contacted and responded to the scene. As a precautionary measure, the hotel was immediately evacuated. At approximately 8 p.m., the suspect peacefully surrendered and is currently in custody. There are no other known suspects, and fortunately, no one was injured during this incident.

At 7:53 p.m., the city reported the suspect peacefully surrendered and was taken into custody. There was no information immediately available on what prompted the incident.

The hotel is off of I-25 and RidgeGate Parkway.