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Man killed after being shot on Colorado Boulevard near Colfax Avenue identified

Police are looking for a car that was allegedly involved in an early morning shooting on Colorado Boulevard.

DENVER — A man killed in an early morning shooting that happened on Colorado Boulevard near Colfax Avenue on Wednesday has been identified.

Denver Police Department (DPD) tweeted at 1:47 a.m. on Thursday, saying a man had been shot. At around 9 a.m., DPD said the victim had died.

The victim was identified on Monday as Raul Rosas Zarsosa, 52, by the Denver Office of the Medical Examine.

His death was ruled a homicide, and the coroner's office ruled to cause of death were multiple gunshot wounds.

DPD released pictures of a car they said is connected to the homicide. Police described the car as having a faded hood and roof, black rims and a bag or tarp covering the rear window and trunk area.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers by calling 720-913-7867 or going to metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

Credit: Denver Police
Denver Police are looking for this car in relation to a man's shooting death on Colorado Boulevard.

DPD also released a photo of the suspect vehicle next to a white car. DPD said the Zarsosa was found inside that white vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Credit: Denver Police
Denver Police are looking for the dark-colored car in this picture in connection with a man's shooting death on Colorado Boulevard.

About Metro Denver Crime Stoppers   

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. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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