Breaking News
More () »

Denver's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Denver, Colorado | 9NEWS.com

2 injured in shooting near Union Station

Denver police said the shooting happened late Friday at 18th and Wewatta streets.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) was investigating the circumstances of a shooting late Friday near Union Station that put two victims in the hospital.

DPD responded to the shooting at 10:49 p.m. in the area of 18th and Wewatta streets, which is near Hotel Indigo and Union Denver apartments, according to police.

One victim was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to their lower back, DPD said. A second victim got themselves to a hospital. Both victims had injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, DPD said.

The circumstances of the shooting were under investigation, according to police. No suspects were in custody.

Anyone with information on the shooting can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Tipsters to Denver Metro Crime Stoppers 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 are 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.

RELATED: Teen charged as adult in Commerce City shooting that injured 2 teens

RELATED: Denver Police need help to identify Oct. 4 Pearl Street shooting suspects