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Disagreement over guests at Westminster home leads to fatal shooting, police say

Serena Ahmad, 25, is being held on suspicion of second degree murder.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Police have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting at a home in Westminster early Sunday.

According to a release from the Westminster Police Department (WPD), officers responded to a report of an unwanted party in the 3400 block of 112th Circle at around 12:30 a.m.

WPD said it appeared the two roommates living there had a disagreement over some guests there. 

One of the roommates asked everyone to leave the home, WPD said, and when they didn't leave, she retrieved a handgun and fired one round, killing a man.

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WPD identified the suspect as 25-year-old Serena Ahmad. She was taken into custody and booked at the Adams County Detention Facility on suspicion of second-degree murder, according to WPD.

Credit: Westminster Police Department
Serena Ahmad

WPD said the investigation is still active and that officers will be in the neighborhood throughout the day. There is no danger to the public, according to WPD.

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The name of the victim has not been released. WPD said that information will come from the Adams County Coroner's Office.

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