Detectives from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Dupont neighborhood.
On September 6th, 2020 at approximately 1:25 AM, deputies responded to North Suburban Medical Center for a victim of a gunshot wound. A preliminary investigation revealed that three women were in a vehicle traveling on E. 76th Place near Oneida Street when they observed several men standing on a corner. Their vehicle was struck by a glass bottle as they passed the group of men. The driver stopped the vehicle to check for damage. She stepped out of the vehicle and was immediately struck by a bullet in her right leg. The women left the area and drove the victim to The hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The ACSO Laboratory and Crime Scene Team responded to the location to process the scene. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses, victims, neighbors and others. This investigation is preliminary and ongoing.
Members of the public are strongly encouraged to call the ACSO Detective Division or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers (720) 913-STOP with any tips or information. Callers can remain anonymous.