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Denver police looking for suspects in shooting of cat

The incident happened on Oct. 16 in the 600 block of North Meade Street, according to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) is searching for two suspects in the deadly shooting of a cat. 

According to a bulletin from Metro Denver Crime Stoppers, the victim's pet cat was outside their home in the 600 block of North Meade Street at around 1:45 p.m. on Oct. 16 when the suspects used a handgun to shoot the cat with a single round. The cat died of its injuries at the scene.

Information provided by police on the suspects is limited. One suspect, the driver, is described as a white or Hispanic male. The other suspect, the passenger, is described as a heavy-build female. 

The bulletin said the vehicle they were in appears to be a gray 2019 or 2020 Chevy Malibu sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com.

Tipsters to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers 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.

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