Police shooting in Denver at 6th and Inca

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Suspect Killed Himself in 6th and Inca Denver Police Shooting and Fire
Michael Roberts | January 28, 2019

Right now, there are more questions than answers about the officer-involved shooting near Sixth Avenue and Inca Street yesterday that led to a standoff and a massive fire.

We know that two officers shot at the scene were in fair condition at last report, and a third hurt in a car crash while racing to the scene has already been released from the hospital.

Moreover, we have received confirmation that the suspect in the incident, subsequently identified as Joseph Quintana, 35, sustained injuries, and after he was taken into custody, he was transported to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead the next day. The Denver coroner's office later determined that his cause of death was suicide by way of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Thus far, the DPD isn't offering any details about what led to the shootout, which paralyzed several city blocks and played havoc on Tuesday's snowy rush hour.

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