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SWAT situation in Thornton ends in arrest

3:32 PM, Feb 24, 2013   |    comments
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KUSA - One person is in critical condition after a shooting at a Thornton bar.

Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, officers responded to the Chamucos Bar and Grill on Washington Street.

Officers say there was a fight inside the bar between five people as they were escorted out one person pulled out a gun and fired into the bar.

A 40-year-old man was shot and taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspects fled the bar.

Officers got a tip that the shooter was inside a home in the 9100 block of Gale Street.

SWAT team members surrounded the home and arrested a suspect.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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