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Denver Police lift shelter-in-place order after locating person of interest

The incident happened in the 3700 block of North Josephine Street, north of City Park.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) on Monday lifted a shelter-in-place order issued late Sunday after receiving a report of a person firing a gun. 

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. in the 3700 block of N. Josephine St., north of City Park, according to police.

DPD said the ShotSpotter system detected at least one gunshot and officers saw a person leave the area in a vehicle. 

That vehicle crashed in the 3300 block of Columbine Street and he ran, DPD said. DPD tweeted Monday that they located a "person of interest."

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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