Aaron Lang Death – Man shot, killed by Colorado corrections officers in Denver identified
Aaron Lang Death – Obituary : 38-year-old Aaron Lang has been identified as the victim who was shot and killed by Colorado correction officers.
The incident is being investigated as a possible homicide.
According to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, Lang was pronounced dead at Denver Health Medical Center after being shot in the 1000 block of South Parker Road.
At about 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Unit was serving an arrest warrant for Lang, who was wanted on an alleged parole violation, when the shooting happened.
“During the course of the encounter, the parolee appeared to aim a weapon at the officers,” DOC said in a Wednesday news release. “The officers fired their weapons, striking the parolee. ”Denver police, who were not on scene at the time of the shooting, but who are investigating the incident, said that the suspect was armed.
No officers were injured. The officers involved are on paid administrative leave, per DOC protocol, while shooting is investigated.