5 Things to Know: July 19, 2017

Posted at 5:58 AM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 08:04:06-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here's what you need to know today, Wednesday July 19.

1. Homicide investigation in Denver
A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead at 35th and Downing. Police received reports of multiple gunshots in the area. Nearby roads are closed while police investigate.

2. Weapons of Mass Destruction readiness drills to take place through Denver metro
The Colorado National will participate in a joint training exercise with civil authorities Wednesday and Thursday along the Front Range. Exercise locations include Community College of Aurora, Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden and the Longmont Fire Department training facility.

3. Remembering the victims of the Aurora theater shooting
Denver7 will be streaming Aurora theater shooting memorials through the evening and morning hours as first responders, families and communities remember the tragedy. Thursday marks five years since the shooting.

4. Boulder Reservoir closed
Boulder Reservoir is closed to swimmers because bacteria levels are too high. It could open at noon today at the earliest. The reservoir is still open to boating, waterskiing and fishing.

5. Warm weather continues
Expect high temperatures in the mid-90s again Wednesday. The day will start off sunny, with increasing clouds and some thunderstorms in the afternoon.