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Man killed in shooting on West Alameda identified

No information about suspects or the circumstances of the shooting has been released.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) is investigating a shooting Friday afternoon that left a man dead.

According to DPD, the man was shot on West Alameda Avenue at South Raritan Street, just west of Interstate 25, around 4:30 p.m.

Someone took the man to the hospital, where he died. He was identified Wednesday as 45-year-old Paul Baca.

West Alameda Avenue is closed from South Pecos Street to South Raritan Street for the homicide investigation, according to police.

No information about suspects or the circumstances of the shooting has been released.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers

Anyone with information is asked to call 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. 

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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