Police in suburban Denver say an officer killed at a crime scene was shot by another officer.
Thirty-five-year-old James Davies was shot early Friday morning after he and officers from several agencies responded to a report of shots fired in Lakewood. Police say he was in full uniform.
Davies is the first officer to be killed in the line of duty in Lakewood. He leaves behind a wife and two children.
Police spokesman Steve Davis says there was a lot of confusion when officers first responded and numerous shots were fired. Three men were taken into custody and were outside the home when more gunfire erupted and Davies was killed.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus