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Police still searching for suspect in fatal shooting in downtown Denver

Posted at 5:41 AM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 08:30:41-05
LoDo shooting
Aerial photo of the area where five people were shot in downtown Denver on Nov. 19, 2018.

DENVER – Denver Police are still searching for the suspect who opened fire in downtown Denver, killing one and wounding another four people Monday afternoon.

Police said the person who was killed was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victims suffered injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening and are stable.

DPD spokesperson Doug Schepman said Monday night that police don’t have any suspect information or descriptions, but officers were reviewing surveillance video and talking to witnesses.

Schepman also said it’s unknown if there were multiple suspects, or if there was just one. A motive for the shooting is also unclear at this time.

“It’s too early in this investigation right now to be able to say what happened here and why,” Schepman said. He also said police shut down a large area Monday night to speak with all witnesses in the area.

It happened around 4 p.m. in the LoDo area of Denver at the intersection of 21st Street and Lawrence Street, which is located about two blocks southeast of Coors Field.

The intersection was shut down for hours while police searched the area for clues.