DENVER — A 16-year-old boy was shot Tuesday night and later died from his injuries, according to a tweet from the Denver Police Department (DPD).
Officers responded to a shooting in the 14500 block of East Maxwell Place around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Once at that location, officers found one victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound.
In an update Wednesday morning, DPD said the victim, a juvenile male, died from his injuries at the hospital. His death was being investigated as a homicide. No arrests have been made, according to DPD.
The Denver Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as La’Zic Abraham.
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