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Shooting closes northbound Colorado Boulevard in Denver

One person was hurt in the incident just before 4 p.m. Wednesday.

DENVER — A shooting in Denver forced police to close the northbound lanes of Colorado Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard, according to Denver Police (DPD).

Northbound Colorado Boulevard was closed at 29th Avenue as a result of the incident.

In a tweet, police said one person suffered a wound to a "lower extremity."

DPD has not released any information on possible suspects, only that the suspects drove away from the shooting scene.

We'll update this story as information is released.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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