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Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
June 25, 2012
Suspect held in fatal shooting of Denver officer
Officer Down: Celena Hollis - [Denver, Colorado]
DENVER — Denver police say a 21-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting death of a policewoman at a city park.
Police Chief Robert White said Monday that Rollen Oliver was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Officer Celena Hollis on Sunday.
Hollis was a single mother.
Police say she was trying to break up a fight when she was shot in the head. She was in uniform and working off-duty.
White says investigators don't believe the shots were aimed at Hollis, but they're not sure.
Earlier, police said they arrested one man on a weapons charge but didn't believe he was involved in the officer's shooting. It wasn't immediately clear if that was Oliver or someone else.
Copyright 2012 Associated Press
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