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2 shot in East Colfax neighborhood over 'neighbor dispute'

Denver Police said one of the people who shot has died and the other is in critical condition.

DENVER — One victim has died and a second is in critical condition after a shooting Wednesday near Montview and Central Park boulevards, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

The shooting took place in the 1700 block of North Willow Street, according to DPD. 

A tweet from the department said they believe the shooting was related to a "neighbor dispute." Specific circumstances around that dispute were not released.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, police said. The suspect's name has not been released at this time.

The man killed was identified as 45-year-old Fernando Martinez Briones.

Anyone with information is asked to call 720-913-7867. 

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Anyone with information about this incident 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 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. 

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