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Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Arvada police officer, 2 others killed in Olde Town Arvada shooting early Monday afternoon

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Arvada police officer, 2 others killed in Olde Town Arvada shooting early Monday afternoon
Arvada police officer, 2 others killed in Olde Town Arvada shooting early Monday afternoon

Three people are dead – including a veteran officer of the Arvada Police Department – following a shooting in Olde Town early Monday afternoon.

Monday evening, the Arvada Police Department confirmed Officer Gordon Beesley died in the shooting.

Beesley, a 19-year veteran with the department, was also a school resource officer at Oberon Middle School who worked patrol while school was out for the summer.

TONIGHT.WE CONTINUE TO LEARN MORE ABOUTA SHOOTING TODAY IN ARVADA THATLEFT THREE PEOPLE DEAD --INCLUDING A POLICE OFFICER.WE NOW KNOW THE OFFICER'S NAMEIS GORDON BEESLEY...HE WAS A 19 YEAR VETERAN OF THEDEPARTMENT.TONIGHT DOZENS OF POLICEOFFICERS GATHERED TO PAY THEIRRESPECT....BEFORE A HEARSE AND POLICEESCORT CARRIED THEM TO THEJEFFERSON COUNTY CORONER'SOFFICE.INVESTIGATORS SAY AROUND 1:15TODAY THE OFFICER WAS RESPONDINGTO A SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT CALL...AND ABOUT 15 MINUTES LATER THEDEPARTMENT RECEIVED A CALL OFSHOTS FIRED, AND THAT AN OFFICERWAS HIT.ARVADA POLICE DEPUTY CHIEF EDBRADY SAID THE SUSPECT WAS SHOTAND KILLED AT THE SCENE, ANDTHAT ANOTHER PERSON, BELIEVED TOBE A GOOD SAMARITAN, WAS TAKENTO THE HOSPITAL WHERE THEY DIED.THE NAMES OF THE OFFICER,BYSTANDER, AND SUSPECT HAVE NO

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