Arrest made in shooting death of teenage girl in Green Valley Ranch

DENVER — A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed in Green Valley Ranch on Thursday night, the Denver Police Department said.

Shamil Jefferson, 25, was under arrest Friday night in connection with her death, police said.

The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner identified the victim Friday as Zalynnda Kassogue.

Police said she was shot near East 46th Avenue and Ceylon Court.

Investigators said Jefferson was being held for investigation of first-degree murder.