A Denver police 9-1-1 operator received a call from a man identifying himself as Lyle Larsen. The caller stated that he was ‰ÛÏgoing to kill someone or himself‰Û and that ‰ÛÏhe was going nuts.‰Û When officers arrived at the address, Larsen was waiting on the porch with a large knife. He began to comply with police orders to drop the knife, but then seemed to prepare to attack, and he was shot and killed.

ID: 11745

Victms Name: Lyle Eugene Larsen
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Denver
County: Denver
State: CO
Zip Code: 80211
Country: United States of America

Agency: Denver Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A Denver police 9-1-1 operator received a call from a man identifying himself as Lyle Larsen. The caller stated that he was ‰ÛÏgoing to kill someone or himself‰Û and that ‰ÛÏhe was going nuts.‰Û When officers arrived at the address, Larsen was waiting on the porch with a large knife. He began to comply with police orders to drop the knife, but then seemed to prepare to attack, and he was shot and killed.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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