Six injured in weekend shootings, stabbings around Denver Metro area


At least six people were injured over the weekend in shootings and stabbings in Denver and Aurora, and a man was found dead in his apartment in Capitol Hill, prompting a homicide investigation.

On Saturday, Denver police officers responded to a deceased man in his apartment at 12th Avenue and Logan Street. The Denver Police Department tweeted on Sunday they were conducting a homicide investigation in the man’s death.

Officials have not yet released a cause of death.

The first weekend stabbing was reported Saturday morning in the 2200 block of Lawrence Street in Five Points. A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and police took a suspect into custody.

2200 block of Lawrence St investigating a stabbing. An adult male has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Suspect is in custody.

Overnight Saturday, two men were injured in Aurora in a shooting near Mississippi Avenue and Buckley Road, the Aurora Police Department tweeted Sunday about 1 a.m. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.

Later on Sunday about 8 p.m., another man was injured in a shooting near Parker Road and Arapahoe Road in south Aurora.

The last two incidents were reported early Monday morning in Denver.

A person was injured in a shooting in Highland in the 3500 block of Mariposa Street, Denver police reported just after midnight, and another person was injured in a stabbing reported a couple hours later in Westwood near the 3500 block of West Walsh Place.

A suspect in the stabbing was taken into custody.


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