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Multiple Fourth of July evening, Friday morning shootings in Denver metro area

Posted: 5:45 AM, Jul 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-05 09:41:32-04
July 5, 2019 Denver shooting

Police in the Denver metro area were busy Thursday evening and Friday morning as gunshots rang out alongside fireworks.

Around 11 p.m. Thursday, Aurora police responded to a shooting along the 16400 block of E. Alameda Place. One man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police said there is no threat to the community.

Just before 3 a.m. in Denver, police were at the scene of the 2500 block of S. Patton Court conducting a homicide investigation. A man had been shot and died.

A few minutes later and a few miles north on the 2000 block of Larimer Street, police had been dispatched to a report of shots fired. They found one person with a suspected gunshot wound. That individual was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

No other information was available on the shootings as of Friday at 5:30 a.m.