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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Aug. 26, 2019

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Posted at 6:22 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 11:52:33-04

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 


7:54 a.m. — Denver police arrested a carjacking suspect at 1st and Sheridan Monday. The man is suspected of stealing an empty RTD bus at Federal and Howard, crashing it, and then stealing a second vehicle near 6th and Lowell before crashing again. Traffic delays are possible in both of these areas.

7:21 p.m. — Eastbound I-70 is closed at Denver West due to a five-car crash. Unclear if there are any injuries. You are asked to use W. 6th Ave. as a detour, Lakewood Police says.

3:42 a.m. — Platte Canyon Fire crews are battling a wildlife in the Lost Creek Wilderness west of Bailey. No structures are threatened; the fire is burning on forest service land. Read more on this story here: http://bit.ly/2L5VCx2.

2:30 a.m. — Aurora police said they were investigating a crash at I-225 and Alameda when a driver, who is suspected of being drunk, crashed into one of the patrol cars. Nobody was injured.

2:20 a.m. — Denver police said a man was shot in the area of E. 28th Avenue and N. High Street. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition. Around 2:15 a.m., police said the man had died and the incident was not being investigated as a homicide. Anybody with information should call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. No suspect information was available. (Aug. 28 update: The man has . been identified as 21-year-old Mark Duckworth). Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP.

1:45 a.m. — The Denver Fire Department is at the scene of a small fire on a railroad bridge over the South Platte River.

11 p.m. (Sunday) — Lakewood police said they were investigating a shooting at the Walmart located at 440 Wadsworth Boulevard. One person was taken to a hospital. The shooting occurred in the parking lot. Police did not release any suspect information.