NewsLocal News


Woman arrested following Wednesday night shooting in southeast Denver, police say

Nancy Ryan is being held for investigation of first-degree assault
Posted at 2:52 PM, Nov 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-23 16:52:59-05

DENVER – A woman has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred following an altercation in southeast Denver late Wednesday evening.

Denver police responded to the shooting on S. Kearney St. near the intersection with E. Exposition Ave. at around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Preliminary information indicates that the suspect – 61-year-old Nancy Ryan – and the victim, who was only identified as a man, are known to each other and there appeared to be a verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect prior to the shooting, police said in a news release late Thursday morning.

The victim is expected to survive, they added.

Ryan was arrested and faces a charge of first-degree assault. She is being held in Denver jail.

The investigation is ongoing and final determination of charges will be made by the Denver District Attorney’s Office.

Denver 7+ Colorado News Latest Headlines | November 23, 7am

D7 follow up bar 2460x400FINAL.png
The Follow Up
What do you want Denver7 to follow up on? Is there a story, topic or issue you want us to revisit? Let us know with the contact form below.