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Police need public's help to find suspect in 18-year-old's shooting

Denver Police said they found Julian Evangelista-Short shot at West 9th Avenue and North Yates Street.

DENVER — An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in Denver near West 9th Avenue and North Yates Street on Aug. 4 and police need help from the public with the investigation. The area where the shooting happened is seven blocks south of West Colfax Avenue and two blocks east of Sheridan Boulevard.

Denver Police (DPD) sent out a crime alert offering up to a $2,000 reward to help them solve the homicide of Julian Evangelista-Short. 

DPD responded to the shooting at about 10 a.m. and found Evangelista-Short, who was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of the shooting. 

They are asking anyone with information about the homicide to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers. 

Credit: Denver Police
18-year-old Julian Evangelista-Short was found shot to death at West 9th Avenue and North Yates.

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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