The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the 800 block of South Oneida Street, police said.
DENVER — Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas said two officers fired shots at a man Monday afternoon who originally drew their attention because he was playing loud music from a pickup truck and removing items from the truck that he was tossing into a dumpster.
The shooting happened after 1:30 p.m. in an apartment complex parking lot in the 800 block of South Oneida Street in southeast Denver, near Quebec Street and South Leetsdale Drive. The officers were in the area, returning to service from an unrelated call, when the man drew their attention, Thomas said at a news conference.
He said that as the officers approached the man, they noticed from a distance that he was carrying a gun in his waistband. They spoke with the man for several minutes to try to get him to put his hands on his head so that …