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1 dead, 1 seriously injured in Denver shooting

Police said the suspect, a neighbor of the victims, has been taken into custody.

DENVER — One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting Sunday night in Denver's Sun Valley neighborhood.

According to the Denver Police Department (DPD), a man and a woman were shot just before 8 p.m. in the 900 block of North Clay Way, which is located south of Interstate 70 and west of Interstate 25. Police said the victims are a couple. 

Police said they believe the shooter is the victims' neighbor.

On Monday, police said they had taken the suspect, identified only as an adult man, into custody. SWAT had to be called in Sunday night to help get him out of his home.

An update on the woman's condition was not released Monday.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide, according to a tweet from DPD.

Anyone with information can 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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