Armed suspect shot by police at Lakewood apartment complex

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- An armed man was shot by officers at an apartment complex late Sunday night, the Lakewood Police Department said.

Police responded to The Windsor Apartment Homes in the 8100 block of West Eastman Place about 10:15 p.m. on a call of someone saying they had been chased by a man with a gun while leaving a party.

Police searched the complex and found the person with a gun inside an apartment unit. Police said during negotiations, the man refused to come out of the unit without the gun.

Later, the suspect exited the unit with the weapon and was shot, police said. He was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

The shooting is under investigation by Lakewood police and the Jefferson County Critical Incident Response Team.

No other injuries were reported. The suspect has not been identified.