Sudanese immigrant shot, killed in southeast Denver

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Youn Malual.

DENVER — The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting at the Arapahoe Green Apartments in the 1100 block of South Xenia Street early Monday.

The victim, identified as 43-year-old Youn Malual, a South Sudanese immigrant, was found dead inside a gold-colored SUV from a single gunshot wound to the head at about 3:10 a.m.

“At this time there are no known suspects, and no apparent motive for the shooting,” said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Deb Thompson.

Neighbors say Malual was employed by a cleaning company in Commerce City.