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Armed man shot by police in Central City

Police in Central City shot and wounded a man who witnesses say was wielding a gun in an apartment complex on San Julian and Sixth streets on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011.

January 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Police in Central City shot and wounded a man who witnesses say was wielding a firearm in an apartment complex on Sunday.Officers said the man was threatening people with a gun at apartments located on San Julian and Sixth streets around 11 p.m.

Witnesses flagged down police for help. Officers observed the man pointing a gun at people on a surveillance camera.

They locked down the apartment building and said they shot the suspect after he confronted them.

The man was treated at a hospital and was jailed. The officers were not hurt in the incident.