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Man killed in shooting in Denver

The shooting took place near the intersection of East 48th Avenue and North High Street, police said.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) is investigating the deadly shooting of a man in the north part of the city.

Just after 11 p.m. Wednesday, DPD said 41-year-old Sergio Ordonez-Valencia  was shot at Elyria Park near the intersection of East 48th Avenue and North High Street. That's located just northeast of the intersection of Brighton Boulevard and Interstate 70.

Just before 1 p.m. the next day, DPD said Ordonez-Valencia, a married father of two, was pronounced dead and the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

Credit: Denver Police Department
Sergio Ordonez-Valencia

DPD said Ordonez-Valencia lived near the park and regularly gathered with friends there. Police said he was with several friends when he was shot. 

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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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