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27-year-old man killed in East Colfax shooting, police say

The shooting happened in the area of East Colfax Avenue and Clermont Street in Denver early Wednesday morning.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) is investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the area of East Colfax Avenue and Clermont Street. That's in the South Park Hill neighborhood. 

DPD tweeted about the shooting just before 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

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The victim, 27-year-old Darrian Butler, died at the shooting scene, according to the Denver Medical Examiner's Office.

The area near East Colfax Avenue and Clermont Street was closed Wednesday morning as investigators were on scene. The closure of East Colfax Avenue was between Cherry and Birch streets.

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide; no arrests have been made, according to DPD.

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