Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202


News Release

June 12, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

District Attorney McCann Issues Officer-Involved Shoot Letter Decision (Duran)



Investigation and Decision Re February 2018 Shooting of Alex Duran

 The legal review of the officer-involved shooting that occurred on February 6, 2018, at 1873 S. Alcott Street has been completed.   A copy of the decision letter from Denver District Attorney Beth McCann to Denver Police Chief Robert White is attached, and posted at (NewsMedia) along with the investigation protocol.

District Attorney McCann concluded that the shooting was legally justified for the reasons outlined in the letter.

District Attorney McCann will host a community meeting to discuss the legal analysis and conclusion reached.  The public meeting will be held on Thursday June 28th from 6 pm – 7:30 p.m. at Hadley Branch Library, 1890 S. Grove Street 80219 in the Community Meeting Room.