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Thornton police investigate deadly shooting

Police say there is no threat to the community.

THORNTON, Colo. — The Thornton Police Department (TPD) is investigating a shooting that left one man dead Friday night.

According to a tweet from TPD, officers responded to reports of shots fired at 1125 W. 96th Ave. at 11:05 p.m.

When they arrived, TPD said, they found a man with numerous gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The victim's name has not been released.

TPD says the investigation is active and that there is no threat to the community.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

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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. 

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