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Denver Cop Shoots Man In Hammer Attack

December 05, 2011  | 

A Denver Police officer shot a suicidal man who attacked him with a hammer, as the officer sat in his squad doing paperwork on Sunday.

Police found evidence on the man indicating that he may have wanted to be killed by an officer, reports the Denver Post.

At about 1:30 p.m., the man smashed out the driver's side window of the officer's cruiser, which was parked behind a Kmart near South Federal Boulevard and West Evans Avenue.

Tags: Denver PD, Assaults on Officers, Suicide by Cop


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