Fatal downtown Denver stabbing investigated as homicide

DENVER -- One person was killed in an early-morning stabbing in downtown Denver on Monday, the Denver Police Department said.

The incident happened about 12:30 a.m. at 15th and Wazee streets.

Police said it possibly involved a male and a female. Two people were taken to a hospital where one of them was pronounced dead.

The name, age and gender of the person who died were not released. The condition of the second person was not released.

Police said they are not searching for a suspect and are investigating the stabbing as a homicide.

Police closed 15th Street between Wazee and Wynkoop streets for the investigation but it reopened just after 7:30 a.m.