WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A suspect is in custody after a man died from injuries sustained in a shooting in Westminster Thursday night.
Police responded to reports of a shooting shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday on Perry Street near the intersection with Perry Way. At the scene, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
The man was taken to a hospital for treatment but later died from his injuries, police said in a news release.
The suspect was no longer on scene, “but called police shortly after and was taken into custody,” according to the release.
He was identified as 18-year-old Daniel Medrano and will be housed at the Adams County Detention Facility on a second-degree murder charge.
The victim’s identity will be released by the Adams County Coroner’s Office once family has been notified.
No other details about the shooting were immediately available.