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Police identify suspect wanted in Denver double homicide

Gulian Musiwa and Lumumba Sayers were killed in a shooting early Saturday morning.

DENVER — Denver Police (DPD) on Thursday said they've identified the suspect wanted for a shooting over the weekend that killed two people and left a third person injured.

The shooting was reported in the area of 28th and Welton streets shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday. Three victims were located and two were taken to the hospital. Gulian Musiwa, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene. Lumumba Sayers, 23, died after he was rushed to Denver Health.

Police released photos on Tuesday of a suspect and asked the public for help identifying the man. On Thursday, DPD said they've identified the man in the photos as 24-year-old Tyrell Braxton.

Credit: DPD
Denver Police on Tuesday released photos of a man they're hoping to identify who could be connected to a deadly shooting.

Braxton has not yet been located, according to DPD. They released a driver's license photo of him which shows that he has a tattoo above one of his eyebrows and large number 32 on his neck.

Credit: DPD
Tyrell Braxton is wanted for first-degree murder in relation to a shooting near 28th and Welton in Denver that left two people dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit 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 is 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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