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1 dead in shooting in Green Valley Ranch neighborhood

The victim was taken to a hospital and was pronounced deceased, according to Denver Police.

DENVER — One person was killed in a shooting early Monday in a Green Valley Ranch neighborhood, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

DPD responded to the shooting at 2:23 a.m. in the 19600 block of East 42nd Avenue, according to DPD. That's in a residential area east of Tower Road and south of Green Valley Ranch Boulevard.

The victim, identified as 22-year-old Joe Delgado Torres by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, was taken by a private vehicle to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, police said. The death was ruled a homicide by the coroner.

No suspect was in custody, according to DPD.

DPD hasn't released more information on the circumstances of the shooting.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

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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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