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Juvenile dies after shooting in southeast Denver Wednesday afternoon

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Posted at 11:17 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 01:38:32-04

DENVER – A juvenile has died following a shooting in southeast Denver, police said in a tweet late Wednesday evening.

The shooting was initially reported just before 5:15 p.m. in the area of E. Mexico Ave. and S. Monaco Parkway.

Police said a male victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, adding they didn’t know what his condition was. By 10:19 p.m., a tweet stated the victim, whom police only identified as a juvenile, had been pronounced deceased.

The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation, officials said.

Information about a suspect was not immediately available. The identity of the victim was also not immediately released.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Denver Metro Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-7867.