Man identified in fatal Denver shooting; death ruled homicide

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DENVER — A man who was killed late Friday night on the Denver-Lakewood border died from a gunshot wound and is being investigated as a homicide, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner said Monday.

Shawntez Kinney, 22 of Denver, was pronounced dead in the parking lot of a strip mall in the 5300 block of West Evans Avenue, at South Sheridan Boulevard.

The Denver Police Department said Friday night that officers said suspects or a suspect were at large.

Police radio communications indicated a suspect vehicle might have been an older blue and white minivan, but the description was not more detailed than that.

Police have released no other information about the shooting.

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