DENVER — Police say a man who was shot by a Colorado state trooper near a Denver hotel has died.
Authorities say the shooting happened Friday afternoon near a Ramada off of Interstate 25. Denver police say officers were investigating a car theft when the suspect tried to flee. Police say the man then pulled a gun, and the undercover trooper fired at him, hitting him in the chest.
The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Denver police say they are still investigating the shooting and talking to witnesses.