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Argument escalates to deadly shooting in Denver's Ruby Hill neighborhood

Posted at 8:50 PM, Jul 12, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-21 19:41:30-04

DENVER — An argument escalated to a fatal shooting in Denver's Ruby Hill neighborhood Wednesday morning.

The Denver Police Department said officers were called out to the 1700 block of West Mosier Place around 9:10 a.m. for a reported shooting.

Authorities arrived and found a man, who was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. He was identified as 46-year-old Anthony Mingo by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner. His cause of death was from a gunshot wound and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Investigators learned that the incident began as an argument and escalated to a shooting. The two people involved knew each other, according to Denver police.

Officers identified Anthony Huff, 64, as the suspect. He was located and arrested near the scene, Denver PD said Wednesday.

Huff is being held for investigation of first-degree murder. The Denver District Attorney's Office will make the final determination regarding charges.

Editor's note on July 21, 2023: This story has been updated with the victim's identity as well as cause and manner of death.

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