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Teen suspect still wanted in connection to Friday homicide of woman

Posted at 11:56 AM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 13:58:48-04

DENVER — A suspect in Friday’s homicide in the Sunnyside neighborhood is still on the loose, and police are asking the public for help locating him.

Elijah Lucero, 19, is wanted for first-degree murder in connection to the homicide. He’s considered armed and dangerous, police said.

On Friday around 7:30 p.m., Denver police responded to the 3900 block of Bryant Street, near the intersection of Bryant and W. 39th Avenue, after receiving a report of a shooting. A 20-year-old woman was shot and was transported to a hospital, where she later died.

Several people identified the suspect as Lucero, police said.

Lucero is a Hispanic male standing at about 5 feet, 7 inches and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anybody with information can call the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.