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1 killed, 5 injured in 2 separate shootings at parties in Denver, police say

One person died and four were injured in a shooting just after midnight, and a sixth victim was shot at another party hours later, DPD said.

DENVER — Two separate shootings at parties in Denver early Saturday resulted in the death of one person and injuries to five more, according to police.

The Denver Police Department (DPD) said officers responded at 12:46 a.m. to the 3000 block of West Virginia Avenue, which is near the intersection of Virginia and South Federal Boulevard.

Officers found three victims with gunshot wounds at the scene. Two more victims got themselves to a hospital, said a DPD spokesperson.

One of the victims died as a result of the shooting. The coroner's office identified him as Diego Gonzales-Vigil, 16.

The other victims, who were three men and a juvenile female, were expected to survive, DPD said.

The spokesperson said the shooting happened at a party. No one was in custody, and no suspect information was available, he said.

A separate shooting at a party occurred about 5 a.m. Saturday at 12140 E. 45th Ave., DPD said. A man was taken to a hospital after he was shot in the hand, the spokesperson said.

There was no one in custody and no suspect information available in that incident, according to police.

Anyone with information on either incident can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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