Homicide on Race Street Is Fourth in Denver During 24-Hour Period (39)
We've already told you about two fatal shootings that took place on Sunday.
No arrests have been made in those two cases.
However, a suspect is in custody following the third Denver shooting in a 24-hour period.
The Denver Police Department tweeted about the shooting number three just after midnight on Monday, March 16:
BREAKING: Fatal shooting at 3400 Blk of Race 1 male Vic pronounced dead at scene. 1 Suspect in custody. Updates as info becomes available.— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) March 16, 2015
The scene is near the intersection of Race Street and Bruce Randolph.
Here's an interactive graphic of the area in the vicinity. If you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."
No followup tweet from the DPD about the Race Street shooting thus far — which suggests that the cops believe they've already got their hands on the person who pulled the trigger.
Once again, the victim of this shooting is a man. Once again, his identification will wait until his next of kin is notified.
In the meantime, investigators were on the scene when 7News' Eric Lupher tweeted this image....
...and this one:
As we noted in the Lowry post, shooting incidents like these tend to take place when the weather warms.
But such a cluster of homicides definitely shows the downside of a gorgeous day.