Man killed in shooting on W. Colfax and King Street; Police investigate homicide

Posted at 5:55 PM, Mar 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-18 19:55:50-04

DENVER – A man is dead following a shooting on West Colfax Avenue near Sloan’s Lake Saturday evening and police are now investigating the crime as a homicide.

The shooting was reported just before 5:30 p.m. in the area of W. Colfax Ave. and King Street, about two blocks south of Sloan’s Lake.  

A Denver Police Department spokesperson told Denver7 Saturday evening the shooting was connected to a car going into a building but would not say if the victim was shot while driving.

Colfax Avenue was closed from Meade to King Street as investigators combed the scene.

Police ask that if you were in the area at the time of the shooting, or have information regarding the crime, that you please call Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-7867.