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2 dead in Denver construction site shooting: Police

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Feb 25, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-26 00:39:23-05

DENVER — A man and a woman are dead after a shooting at a commercial construction site in the southwest area of the city, according to Denver police.

Police said two victims were located in the 8500 block of West Belleview Avenue after officers arrived on scene around 1:45 p.m. An investigation found that a construction site manager found two people "possibly burglarizing" the site Sunday afternoon, police said.

Police said an altercation involving the two individuals and the site manager ensued, during which the site manager shot both people.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was taken to a hospital, where she died.

Police had taped off an area behind a shopping complex on South Dudley Street.

No arrests had been reported and the suspected gunman was cooperating with police, according to DPD.

No other details were immediately available.

Police investigate double shooting in southwest Denver

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