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Suspect wanted in double shooting in Denver

Police said two residents of a nearby homeless encampment were injured in the shooting near 17th Avenue and Logan Street Monday.

DENVER — Police have identified a suspect in a shooting that injured two people Monday afternoon. 

The Denver Police Department said they were called to the shooting in the area of 17th Avenue and Logan Street around 1:30 p.m. Officers found two victims who had been shot.

Police said the preliminary investigation showed there was a disturbance that led to shots being fired. Both victims, who were residents of a nearby homeless encampment, were taken to the hospital.

The victims did not appear to be involved in the disturbance and their injuries were not life-threatening, DPD said.

Police said Wednesday that they have identified the suspect as Eugeneo Hinojosa, 55. Hinojosa is wanted for attempted homicide, police said. 

Credit: Denver Police Department
Eugeneo Hinojosa

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 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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