Police: 1 dead, 2 injured in assault near downtown Denver; suspect in custody

Posted at 5:38 AM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 13:11:29-04

DENVER – One person was killed and two others hurt in an assault near downtown Denver early Friday.

Officers responded to the area of 24th Avenue and Curtis Street around 4:30 a.m.

Circumstances surrounding the incident aren't clear but police said one man was killed and two victims, a man and woman, were taken to the hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

Police said one person was in custody.

Curtis was closed between 23rd and 25th avenues and 24th Avenue is closed between Champa and Arapahoe while officers investigated.