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Man killed in east Denver shooting identified

The shooting happened in the 8800 block of East 12th Avenue, Thursday morning.

DENVER — A man was killed in a shooting in east Denver Thursday morning.

Denver Police Department (DPD) said just after 9 a.m. that officers were investigating the shooting that happened in the 8800 block of East 12th Avenue. That's near Yosemite Street and East 12th Avenue in East Denver.

The victim, identified by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner as 47-year-old Marquise Harris, was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound. Police said just before 5 p.m. that he died due to that injury.

Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and develop suspect information, police tweeted.

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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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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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