Man found dead at Lakewood hotel; homicide investigation underway

Posted at 5:59 AM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 16:11:36-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A homicide investigation is underway after police found a 21-year-old man dead at a hotel in Lakewood early Monday.

Police responded to the Crossland Denver extended-stay hotel at 715 Kipling St. around 12:30 a.m. after receiving reports that witnesses heard gunshots there.

Officers found one man dead at the scene.

Police said Monday afternoon the victim was 21 years old, and that a man who showed up at an area hospital after the incident was being considered as a person of interest in the case, but had not been arrested.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.