New Year's shooting leaves 2 dead, 2 wounded in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood; victims ID'd

Authorities ID victims as 24-year-old man and 29-year-old woman
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Posted at 11:06 AM, Jan 01, 2022

DENVER — Police in Denver are investigating a quadruple shooting in lower downtown that left two people dead and wounded two others.

It happened near 19th and Blake streets sometime after midnight Saturday morning.

Police said three men and a woman were shot as New Year's celebrations were occurring at bars and clubs in the area.

Two people, a man and a woman, were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other men were transported to the hospital in an unknown condition, according to a tweet from the Denver Police Department.

The fatal victims were identified Tuesday as 29-year-old Hiyaw Zewdie and 24-year-old Devonte Phillips. Their cause of death was from gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner report.

No arrests have been reported and no suspect information was released.

Police did not have additional details to share Saturday.