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16-year-old shot, killed at Denver skate park Saturday evening

Police are looking for the person who they say shot the victim from inside a car.

DENVER — A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while at the Downtown Denver Skatepark Saturday evening, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD). 

Investigators are now trying to find the person who shot him.

Juan Herrera-Lozano was at the skatepark, located at 2205 19th Street, around 6:15 p.m. when video shows him crossing the street and going up to a car, DPD said.

At some point, DPD said, someone inside that car shot Herrera-Lozano. He died on the scene.

> Warning: The video below shows the moments leading up to the shooting and may be disturbing to some viewers.

The 2200 block of 19th Avenue was closed Saturday evening as police investigated.

Police are asking anyone who recognizes the car or knows anything else about the shooting 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.

Credit: KUSA
The vehicle police said was involved in the shooting
Credit: KUSA
Juan Herrera-Lozano

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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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