Man dies from gunshot wound after being found near Fairfax Liquors (No. 12)

See update below: Unfortunately, a triple shooting in Aurora wasn't the only weekend homicide in the Denver metro area. Late last night, a man with a lethal gunshot wound was reportedly found near Fairfax Liquors, at 2801 Fairfax. However, Denver Police believe he was actually hit on the 2800 block of Eudora, nearby. See an interactive image from that area (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map") or get the latest from the DPD below:

On July 11, 2010, at approximately 11:20 p.m. Denver 911 received a call from Aurora Police regarding a shooting victim that was brought to University of Colorado Hospital by a private party. The victim died shortly after arriving at the hospital. Through the investigation, it was determined that the victim was been shot in the 2800 block of Eudora Street. At this time, detectives are investigating the circumstances that lead up to the shooting. No arrests have been made related to this shooting and no suspect information in being released at this time.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, please contact The Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000 or call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash award up to $2,000.

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Update: The victim in this shooting has been identified as Montae Davis, seventeen. Find our latest item on the case here.

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