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Two people detained in connection to fatal Denver shooting

The shooting happened on Thursday night near 10th Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

DENVER — Police announced that a man and woman are being held for first-degree murder in connection to a fatal shooting on Thursday. 

According to the Denver Police Department (DPD), police responded to the area of 10th Avenue and Federal Boulevard for a shooting Thursday evening. 

When police arrived at the scene they found a woman who had been shot. The woman was taken to the hospital where she later died, police said. 

The coroner's office identified the victim as Michelle Sanchez, 30.

Police said the shooting was being investigated as a homicide. 

On Saturday afternoon, the Police Department announced that a man and woman are being held for first-degree murder in connection to the shooting. 

Their names have not been released. It is unclear if the suspects and victim knew each other. 

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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