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Victim of southeast Denver shooting identified

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Darren Puckett.

DENVER — A 26-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a shooting in southeast Denver on Monday.

The Denver Police Department (DPD) said the shooting happened in the 1000 block of South Parker Road around 11 a.m. on April 11. That's near the intersection with South Quebec Street near the Washington Virginia Vale neighborhood.

One person was taken into custody after the shooting, DPD said. The identity of the person in custody has not yet been released.

On Wednesday, the Denver Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Darren Puckett. He died from multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the coroner.

Police have not said what events led up to the shooting.

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Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

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 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. 

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