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Denver Police ask for public's help to find vehicles, suspects involved in shooting of bicyclist

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his arm that was not life-threatening last week.

DENVER — Denver Police on Friday made public two photographs of stolen Kia Sportages – one white, one silver – that are believed to have been involved in the shooting of a bicyclist.

The incident occurred just after 3 p.m. on March 9 near the intersection of East First Avenue and North Emerson Street.

According to Denver Police, the two vehicles were traveling together when the white Kia nearly hit a bicyclist. After a verbal confrontation, the driver of the silver Kia shot the bicyclist.

> The video above aired March 13: Witness describes shooting that injured bicyclist

The cyclist, who has not been identified publicly, suffered a gunshot wound to his upper arm that was not life-threatening.

Anyone with information can contact 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. 

Credit: Denver Police Department
Denver Police are looking for two vehicles connected to the shooting of a cyclist on March 9 in the area of East First Avenue and North Emerson Street.

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. 

> Do you have a news tip on this story or any other story? We want to hear from you! Tell us about it by emailing newstips@9news.com.

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