The Denver Post

6 weekend shootings leave 1 dead, 8 wounded

- — Robert Garrison, Denver7

Multiple Denver-area police agencies are investigat­ing six separate weekend shootings that left one man dead and wounded eight others.

The first shooting occurred early Saturday morning in Denver. A man was shot and killed near 50th Avenue and Quentin Street in the city’s Montbello neighborho­od.

The second shooting in Denver occurred a couple of hours later in the area of Seventh Avenue and Lipan Street. One person was wounded.

No arrests were made and suspect informatio­n was not available in either of the Denver shootings.

In Adams County, the sheriff’s office is investigat­ing a double shooting outside the Ugly Dog Sports Café, located at 1345 Cortez St. at 10:05 p.m. Saturday.

Two people — a bar employee and a patron — were struck by gunfire and transporte­d to the hospital. One of the victims was in critical condition. The second victim was listed in a “stable” condition and later released from the hospital.

No arrests have been made. Commerce City police are investigat­ing a double shooting at a house party in the 6100 block of Pontiac Street. It happened at 1:51 a.m. Sunday. The two victims were transporte­d to the hospital in unknown conditions. No suspects have been identified.

In Aurora, police responded to a shooting on Interstate 225 just after midnight Sunday. Police said a man and a woman were shot while driving northbound on the highway near East Sixth Avenue.

Both victims sustained nonlife-threatenin­g injuries, according to police. Police were looking for a black SUV in connection with the shooting.

About five hours later, a woman was shot and seriously wounded following a suspected road rage shooting and crash involving a stolen vehicle near East Smoky Hill Road and South Chambers Road in Aurora.

No arrests were made and police said they recovered the SUV at the scene.

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