DENVER — A man was arrested in connection to a stabbing in Denver that left another man dead over the weekend.
The Denver Police Department (DPD) said officers responded to the scene in the 4800 block of North Washington Street just before 2 p.m. on July 30.
They found a 30-year-old man in the street with a stab wound to the left side of his body. He was taken to the hospital where he died due to the injury, police said. He was identified as Tyler Fritsch by the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner.
A witness told investigators the victim was being chased by another man before the witness saw the victim collapse, according to a probable cause (PC) statement from DPD.
The witness reported the man chasing the victim said something similar to "that's what you get for stealing from me," the PC statement says.
Officers interviewed another witness at the scene who reported the suspect was 46-year-old Anthony Gutierrez, a man experiencing homelessness. That witness said Gutierrez was known to camp around the intersection of 53rd Avenue and Franklin Street in Denver.
Investigators also examined video surveillance taken from the area that showed the victim being chased by a man identified as Gutierrez, the document says.
On Monday, officers located Gutierrez on a sidewalk in the area of 53rd Avenue and Franklin and arrested him on investigation of first-degree murder.
Investigators believe there was a dispute between the victim and Gutierrez, who knew each other, according to DPD.
The Denver District Attorney's Office will make the final determination on filing any charges against Gutierrez.
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