Man injured, 2 detained in shooting outside Mexican restaurant in Commerce City

Posted at 2:17 PM, Dec 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-02 16:17:58-05

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Police detained wo people after an altercation led to a shooting in Commerce City early Saturday morning.

Police received a report of a person with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the El Viva Villa restaurant and bar near East 53rd Place and Quebec Street at around 2:30 a.m.

When police arrived, they found a man had been shot. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time.

Investigators said the shooting came after an altercation between several people. Police searched the area and found two people matching a description provided by witnesses. They have been detained for further questioning.

This investigation is ongoing, according to police.