Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post via APProtesters burn a police flag in front of law enforcement officers during dueling rallies between right- and left-wing groups on Oct. 10, 2020, in Denver. (Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post via AP)
A man fatally shot by a security guard after opposing weekend protests argued with another man before getting involved in an altercation with the guard, police said in a court document released Tuesday.
According to the arrest affidavit, Lee Keltner, 49, got into a verbal dispute with a 27-year-old man in which both “yelled and postured,” leading others to believe the dispute was going to turn violent on Saturday.
Thirty-year-old Matthew Dolloff and a 25-year-old person engaged in an altercation with Keltner as he was still arguing with the 27-year-old man.
Keltner slapped Dolloff on the head and Dolloff pulled out a semiautomatic handgun and shot