Suspect shot by officers identified

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Staff Report

Northglenn Police have identified the suspect who was shot by police last week as Alejandro Pinedo, 38. On Sept. 2, at about 12:45 p.m., officers with the Northglenn Police Department were dispatched to a burglary in progress in the 11400 block of Fowler Drive. Upon arrival, officers say they were confronted by Pinedo who was armed with a knife. Officers ordered him to drop the knife. The suspect refused, charging the officers with the knife. One officer fired his weapon striking Pinedo at least twice. The suspect was transported to the Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. He is listed in serious but stable condition.