Eastbound I-70 closed near Watkins due to police shooting investigation; one person in “critical” condition – The Denver Post

A section of Interstate 70 is closed due to an investigation of a police shooting that left a person in critical condition, according to tweets from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

All I-70 eastbound lanes at Airpark Road near Watkins are closed while the Adams County Critical Incident Response Team conducts its investigation of a shooting that occurred overnight.

According to a 5:21 a.m. update, a “suspect is in critical but stable condition at an area hospital.”

Those traveling east are being told to “plan an alternate route.”

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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