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Police: Shooting in Greeley leaves 1 dead, another seriously injured

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Posted at 10:29 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 00:29:30-04

GREELEY, Colo. – A man is dead and another is fighting for his life following a shooting in Greeley late Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 700 block of 12th St. at around 5:15 p.m. on reports of a shots fired call, and upon arriving at the scene found two men who had been shot.

One of the men was declared dead at the scene. The other was taken to a local hospital and was undergoing surgery as of 9:15 p.m.

Their identities were not immediately released.

Police said they’re not sure what led to the shooting, “but it appears that the shooting occurred after a disturbance.”

Police do not also know if the men knew each other prior to the shooting.

Detectives were still interviewing witnesses late into the night and said the investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made.

If you have any information about the shooting, you are asked to call Detective Chris Onderlinde at 970-350-9676 or the Greeley police Department front desk at 970-350-9605.