Crime

Jerry Allen Thompson arrested on suspicion of Michael Wanczyk Clarkson alley shooting (32)

Update: The Denver coroner's office has now released the name of the man killed in an alley behind 36 Clarkson Street over the weekend: Michael E. Wanczyk, 29. The cause of death was a shotgun wound to the chest.

Jerry Allen Thompson was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the crime. Get more details in our original item below:

Original item, 1:23 p.m. November 9: According to the Denver coroner's office, the victim of a shooting in an alley behind 36 Clarkson Street on Saturday has yet to be identified. But police have arrested Jerry Allen Thompson, 42, on suspicion of first-degree murder in association with the crime. Look below to see an interactive graphic from near the scene; if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."


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