2 men shot and killed near bar in RiNo neighborhood

DENVER -- Two men were shot and killed outside the Welcome Inn bar in the 3700 block of Chestnut Street in the RiNo neighborhood on Friday night, the Denver Police Department said.

Guillermo Ornelas

A family member said one of the victims was Guillermo Ornelas, 43. The family member said Ornelas was a father of three.

The shooting happened northeast of downtown near Brighton Boulevard and 38th Street about 8:30 p.m. Friday.

There was a large police response outside the Welcome Inn in the River North Art District.

Several family members arrived at what became an emotional scene outside of the bar.

Police had not released suspect information yet. They also had not released the names of the victims.

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