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1 killed, 1 injured in Commerce City shooting

A man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition, police said.

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting Saturday morning, the Commerce City Police Department (CCPD) said.

CCPD said officers responded at 7:50 a.m. to the 11200 block of East 96th Place for a reported shooting.

That's just east of the intersection of East 96th Avenue and state Highway 2, along the northern edge of Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Officers said they discovered a man and woman with suspected gunshot injuries, according to CCPD.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition, CCPD said.

CCPD said there does not appear to be any immediate threat to the community but did not release any additional information.

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