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Denver homicide investigation opens after man dies on Friday

Jacob Brady was shot and killed Friday in Denver's Barnum West neighborhood, according to police.

DENVER — Police are investigating the death of a man in Denver's Barnum West neighborhood. 

The Denver Police Department (DPD) tweeted just before 2:30 p.m. Friday that officers were conducting a death investigation in the 4500 block of West 2nd Avenue.

DPD later said the man's death was being investigated as a homicide. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Jacob Brady, DPD said on Saturday.

The Denver Medical Examiner's Office said Brady died after being shot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit 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 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. 

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