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Victim identified in shooting in Green Valley Ranch neighborhood

Jesus Patron Espericueta, 20, died in the shooting early Saturday, and no suspects were in custody, Denver Police said.

DENVER — One man was killed and another was in critical condition after a shooting early Saturday in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

The shooting happened about 2 a.m. in the 4700 block of Argonne Street, DPD said. That was just south of Green Valley Ranch Boulevard and east of Tower Road.

One of the men who was shot was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other walked into a local hospital, DPD said. The injured man was in critical condition, according to police.

On Monday, DPD said the deceased victim was 20-year-old Jesus Patron Espericueta. He was with friends in the parking lot of Redstone Ranch Apartments when the shooting happened.

No suspects were in custody, and there was no suspect information available, DPD said.

Anyone with information can call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

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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. 

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