A Boulder Police Homicide Investigation Closed Table Mesa Park And Ride In Boulder, Disrupting Commuters

November 1, 2019

Updated 10:20 p.m. Officials are investigating a possible police-involved shooting at Table Mesa Park and Ride Friday night.

The Boulder Police Department warned people to stay away from the Table Mesa Park and Ride on Friday night during rush hour as they investigated a homicide. Officers had found a woman deceased in a Boulder apartment and pursued the suspect to the Park and Ride. He had two children, 6 and 12, with him. Both were unharmed, following the standoff in the parking structure.

Following a standoff between police and the suspect, he fell from the parking structure and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

It's not yet clear if he was shot by police, according to a statement from Boulder police.

Police announced on Twitter at about 6 p.m. that there there was a "heavy police presence" at the stop and called it a "public safety threat."

Table Mesa Park and Ride is a nexus for several RTD bus lines. The agency advised riders "of all Flatiron Flyer routes, AB, 236, 206, and DASH" to avoid the area on Twitter. The stop was open as of late Friday night, spokeswoman Laurie Huff said. It was closed for several hours on Friday. The parking structure remains closed. Boulder police estimate people will be able to retrieve their cars by 9 a.m. Saturday.

This is a developing story and will be updated.