- Associated Press - Monday, March 11, 2019

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a man who exchanged gunfire with police and then led them on a pursuit has died after his vehicle crashed in suburban Denver.

Lakewood police say the suspect was hit by shots fired by officers during the pursuit on Monday, but they haven’t said if the crash or the shooting caused his death.

Police identified the suspect as 51-year-old Anthony Lee Montoya of Lakewood.

No other injuries were reported.

The incident began Monday morning when witnesses reported the man was firing shots, hitting other homes in the neighborhood. When officers arrived, the suspect fled in a pickup.

Police say the man fired at officers from the pickup, and they fired back.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide