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One person was fatally shot at the Sand and Sage Motel in east Denver on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015.

DENVER — One person was killed after a shooting near a motel in east Denver late Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said.

The victim was shot multiple times outside the Sand and Sage Motel in the 8400 block of East Colfax Avenue about 9:30 p.m., police said.

The adult male victim was transported to Denver Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. On Thursday, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner identified the man as 27-year-old Eric Hines of Denver.

Police ruled the death as a homicide and said there is no suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.


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