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Man charged in fatal northeast Denver shooting

The shooting took place on the 4000 block of North Quebec Street, police said.

DENVER — A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened in the early morning of Sept. 18 in northeast Denver, according to the Denver District Attorney's Office. 

Denver Police Department (DPD) said Jose Ramirez Piedra, 24, was shot on the 4000 block of North Quebec Street, which is located in northeast Denver near the Park Hill neighborhood. He was taken to the hospital and later died, according to a tweet from DPD.

The DA's Office on Sept. 28 said 23-year-old Frances Martinez had been charged with two counts of murder in the first degree. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.comTipsters 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 are 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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