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Man killed in LoDo shooting; suspect arrested

The victim died one day after being shot on the 1600 block of Blake Street, according to Denver Police.

DENVER — A man died after being shot in downtown Denver early Monday morning, Denver Police Department (DPD) said.

Police tweeted at 4:13 a.m. on Monday that officers were on the scene of a shooting on the 1600 block of Blake Street.

A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and on Tuesday DPD said he died.

The victim was identified as 49-year-old Robert Froemke by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, and his death was ruled a homicide due to a gunshot injury.

DPD said they arrested 37-year-old Carlos Vigil. Vigil is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder. 

Credit: Denver Police

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