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Denver police investigating two overnight shootings including homicide in Lowry

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in gathering any information that might help identify who shot and killed a woman in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood late Friday night.

The shooting occurred around 11:45 p.m. in the area of East Lowry Boulevard and Pontiac Street, Denver Police Department spokesman Jay Casillas said. That’s roughly a block west of the Lowry Boulevard -South Quebec Street intersection.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an update posted on Twitter today. She has not been identified.

Right now, investigators have little to go on when it comes to possible suspects.

“We’re still working to gather more information,” Casillas said. “At this point, we’re just asking for the public’s help. If they know anything that can help us out with this, call Crime Stoppers.”

The tip line can be reached at 720-913-7867.

Police are also investigating a shooting that took place around 4:40 a.m. downtown in the 1700 book of Champa Street. Two people were taken to a hospital with injuries, according to DPD. Information about their conditions has not been released. No one has been arrested, according to DPD.

Casillas said further information about both shootings will be provided as it becomes available.


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