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Man fatally shot in Commerce City, others shot and stabbed at house party

A disturbance broke out at a party near East 112th Avenue and Florence Street, while another man was found killed about 6 miles away, police said.

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Two people were stabbed and one shot at a house party, while another man was fatally shot in a separate incident, all within about an hour late Friday and early Saturday, according to the Commerce City Police Department (CCPD).

Officers responded about 11:15 p.m. Friday to a report of a stabbing in the area of East 112th Avenue and Florence Street in Henderson, CCPD said in a news release.

As police arrived on scene, shots were fired and people were fleeing from a house. Officers found two men who were stabbed and a juvenile male who was shot, according to the release.

The victims were taken to local hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening, CCPD said.

The injuries resulted from a disturbance at a large house party, CCPD said. Detectives were investigating whether there was a connection between the party and a nearby crash that killed five and injured three earlier Friday, according to CCPD Commander Rob McCoy.

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About an hour later, at 12:35 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to the area of East 74th Avenue and Oneida Street in Commerce City on a report of shots fired, according to a CCPD news release.

The officers found a man who was shot and lying in the street. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He has been identified as Jose Duran-Maldonado of Commerce City.

The shooting was under investigation, police said.

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