Anthony Silva, Army sergeant, ID'd as man killed walking his dog on Paris Street (12)

Update: The man found murdered near a Motel Six on the 3800 block of Paris Street early Saturday morning has been ID'd as Anthony Silva, an army sergeant stationed at Fort Carson. He was due for discharge soon and was headed back to Illinois to visit with his family.

Denver Police believe he may have been walking his dog when he was fatally shot.

Check out these photos of Silva released by the DPD.

The case is clearly a priority for the DPD, which is offering up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Sergeant Silva's killer or killers. Phone 720-913-STOP (7867) or text 274637 (CRIMES) using the title DMCS to help.

Look below to see our earlier coverage.

Original item, 10:09 a.m. July 25: Denver police found a man shot in the street in Denver just after 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, the cause being a gunshot or gunshot wounds.

Officers responded to a 911 call at 3:34 a.m. to the 3800 block of North Paris Street, just east of the Waffle House on East 38th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found the man lying in the street.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

A news release issued by police doesn't specify if the man had died by the time police found him.

No identity has been released by the Office of the Medical Examiner.

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