Man dead after overnight Adams County shooting

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Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 25, 2022

UPDATE | 9 a.m., June 6, 2022 — This story has been updated to confirm the arrest of the suspect in the case.

One man is dead after an overnight shooting in Adams County Monday, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called out around 3:30 a.m. to the 700 block of Elbert Street, according to Sgt. Adam Sherman with the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

One man was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the sheriff's office.

The investigation is preliminary and ongoing. Deputies are talking with neighbors and family members to develop information, according to Sherman. He said there were no witnesses.

On June 4, the sheriff's office confirmed an arrest was made in the case. Bernard Antwone Ware, an 18-year-old Denver man, was taken into custody on June 3 in connection to the case. He's facing a charge of first-degree murder, and he's being held at the Adams County Detention Facility.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 303-654-1850.