17-year-old killed in Lakewood shooting

Shots fired in the early morning of June 2

Posted 6/5/19

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in the area of West Florida Avenue and South Yarrow Street at 4:15 a.m. on June 2., Lakewood police said. When police arrived to the scene, they found two other …

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17-year-old killed in Lakewood shooting

Shots fired in the early morning of June 2

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A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in the area of West Florida Avenue and South Yarrow Street at 4:15 a.m. on June 2., Lakewood police said.

When police arrived to the scene, they found two other victims with gunshot wounds, according to a release. Those victims were taken to local hospitals. Two other people went to the hospital on their own, including the 17-year-old.

Within a few hours, the teen, later identified as Daniel Avilla by police, was declared dead.

The status of the other victims was unknown at press time Tuesday. Police also had not released any information on possible suspects.

South Yarrow Street area remained closed for hours as Lakewood police investigated.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,000 for information leading to the solving of the crime. Call the Lakewood Police Tip Line at 303-763-6800 or call the crime stoppers line at 720-913-STOP (7867), or text 274637, then title DMCS and enter your message to share a tip anonymously.

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