7 separate weekend shootings leave 7 wounded, 1 dead in Denver metro

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Mar 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-13 19:44:10-04

DENVER — Multiple Denver-area police departments were busy over the weekend investigating at least seven separate shootings that left seven people wounded and one person dead.

The shootings occurred over three days — Friday, Saturday, and Sunday — and took place in Denver, Aurora and Thornton.

The fatal shooting happened in Aurora Friday. A 16-year-old boy died in that incident.

No arrests have been announced and information regarding suspects has not been released in any of the seven weekend shootings.

Police in Denver are investigating two separate shootings Friday and Saturday:

  • One person was shot and wounded with non-life-threatening injuries near Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Quebec St. around 5 p.m. on Friday. A bullet from the shooting nearly missed a child in the back seat of a passing car.
  • One person, a juvenile female, was shot and wounded with non-life-threatening injuries in the 4300 block of N. Tejon St. around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Police in Aurora are investigating four separate shootings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:

  • A 16-year-old male was shot and killed in the 12700 block of E. Asbury Circle around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • One person was shot and wounded with non-life-threatening injuries at 2204 S Quentin Way around 8 p.m. on Friday.
  • A woman was shot and wounded with non-life-threatening injuries and walked into a convenience store located at 138 N. Del Mar Circle around 8 p.m. Saturday.
  • A 22-year-old man was shot in the hand during an altercation in the area of Tower Rd. and Hampden Blvd. around 9 a.m. Sunday.

Police in Thornton are investigating one double shooting Saturday:

Additionally, police in Denver and Aurora are investigating multiple stabbings over the weekend, including a stabbing at a Green Valley Ranch home that was also the scene of a fire Sunday morning.

The male victim in the Denver stabbing sustained serious injuries. The male suspect died in the fire, police said. An investigation into the cause of the fire and the circumstances that led up the stabbing is ongoing.