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Denver police respond to 2 separate shootings within 1 hour Tuesday morning

Champa/22nd shooting July 2, 2019
Posted at 5:54 AM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 09:54:21-04

DENVER — Police in Denver are investigating two separate early morning shootings that occurred within an hour of each other.

At 2 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to the area of 22nd Street and Champa Street. They determined that two people had been shot and one of the individuals had walked to a local hospital. 22nd Street from Broadway to Champa Street was closed during the investigation.

There was no suspect information available as of 5:45 a.m.

About 45 minutes after the first shooting, police responded to the 3600 block of Cook Street, where they found a person who had died of a suspected gunshot wound.

Police said they didn’t have a description of a suspect in this shooting.

If you have information on either of these shootings, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 720-913-7867 or call the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000.