Crime

Video: Fourth recent officer-involved shooting targets burglar at detective's home

The Northglenn Police Department is currently in the midst of investigating an incident yesterday during which a knife-wielding burglar was hit by multiple bullets after allegedly attempting to break into a foolhardy target -- the home of a Wheat Ridge police detective.

If this sort of story rings a bell for you, it should. The shooting was at least the fourth of late to involve a police officer. Photos, video and details below.

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