Armed man “waving a gun” arrested after SWAT situation at 52nd and Garrison

Written on 07/28/2020

There was a large police presence in the are of 52nd Avenue and Garrison, in reference to an armed suspect. Just after 9:00AM this morning, the Arvada Police Department announced that the male suspect, who had previously been barricaded in a residence, had been arrested. The incident started this morning at approximately 3:15AM, when officers were sent to a disturbance in the area. The suspect was descried as “waving a gun around” and was yelling “just shoot me”.

Members of the Regional SWAT team responded to the residence and began trying to negotiate with the suspect and convince him to surrender. And per the release from Arvada PD, the SWAT team used “tactical gas canisters” to assist in the apprehension of the suspect. The suspect eventually surrendered and there were no injuries reported.