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Police arrest man suspected of shooting Littleton police officer

Rigoberto "Rigo" Valles Dominguez was taken into custody at about 10:40 p.m. after what authorities described as a "barricade" situation

Brighton police Friday night arrested a man suspected of shooting a Littleton police officer earlier in the week.

Rigoberto “Rigo” Valles Dominguez was taken into custody at about 10:40 p.m. after what authorities described as a “barricade” situation.

There were no injuries to officers or the suspect, according to a Brighton Police Department department tweet. 

The incident started at about 3:45 p.m.  in the area of 27th Avenue and Bromley Lane, just east of Observatory Park.

During a mid-evening briefing, Brighton Police Department Deputy Chief Matt Domenico said police received a tip that Dominguez  was in a home in the 1100 block of South 27th Avenue. Domenico wasn’t at liberty to say how police learned that Dominguez was in the area.

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