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2 shot outside of Wheat Ridge business complex

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Posted at 11:25 AM, Feb 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-01 15:10:53-05

DENVER – Two people were shot outside a business near West 38th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard in Wheat Ridge Sunday night and taken to a hospital.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m., Wheat Ridge police said. A man and woman were both shot and taken to a hospital.

Sara Spaulding with Wheat Ridge police confirmed Tuesday the incident started as a robbery at the smoke shop, Smokers In and Out.

Wheat Ridge police said late Sunday night no suspects were in custody and called for people living in the area to “be vigilant” and report any suspicious behavior to 911.

Police did not release further information about the shooting but asked anyone with information to call 303-237-2220.