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Man fatally shot at Thornton apartment complex

Thornton Police are asking any witnesses who saw suspicious activity Tuesday night to call their tip line.

THORNTON, Colo. — A man was fatally shot at a Thornton apartment complex Tuesday night.

The shooting was reported at the Creekside Apartments at 9189 Gale Blvd. just after 9 p.m., the Thornton Police Department said.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim's name will be released at a later time by the Adams County Coroner’s Office. 

Police are asking anyone who may have seen a suspicious vehicle or suspicious activity in the area in and around the apartment complex between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. to call the Thornton Police Tip Line at 720-977-5069.

Credit: KUSA
A man was fatally shot in the 9200 block of Gale Boulevard in Thornton Tuesday evening.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

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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