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33-year-old man killed in shooting in northeast Denver

Police said they are investigating a homicide late Wednesday in the Gateway neighborhood.

DENVER — A 33-year-old man was shot and killed late Wednesday in the Gateway neighborhood, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

Officers responded to the shooting at an apartment complex in the 5200 block of North Yampa Street, which is west of Tower Road and north of East 51st Avenue, according to DPD.

There they found Kolade "KO" Arije who was declared dead on the scene, police said.

Credit: Denver Police
Kolade "KO" Arije was found shot to death at an apartment complex in the 5200 block of North Yampa Street late Wednesday night.

DPD did not release any additional information.

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