Is there an active shooter in Arvada?

DENVER police are investigating a shooting in Old Town Arvada.

Officers have secured the area at 57th and Olde Wadsworth.

Is there an active shooter in Arvada?

Police were called to the scene at Old Town Arvada in Colorado due to a shooting.

An officer was shot and local authorities remain on the scene.

Arvada police Detective David Snelling said that an officer and two possible suspects were “down,” according to the Denver Post. 

The police department issued an update on Twitter at 4.11pm ET regarding the shooting, saying: "Active situation in Old Town Arvada. Media stage at Webster/Ralston."

It is unclear if the shooter is still on the scene.

Pictures posted to social media show heavy police presence in the surrounding area.

A Code Red has been issued for residents as they are urged to seek shelter.

More to follow…

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