Denver police searching for man suspected of killing teen in Capitol Hill

Source: Denver Police Department

DENVER — The Denver Police Department said it needs assistance finding a man investigators believe is connected to the fatal stabbing of a teenager in North Capitol Hill earlier this month.

Auviauntea Lescan Mique Evans, 19, is considered armed and dangerous. He is wanted for first-degree murder in connection to the homicide of 17-year-old Reese Grant-Cobb, who was killed on July 1.

Evans is 5-foot-7 and weighs 165 pounds.

Reese Grant-Cobb. (Photo: Denver Police Department)

Police said officers responded to reports of a stabbing outside the Bourbon Grill at the corner of East Colfax Avenue and Pearl Street late on the night of July 1.

Officers found Reese Grant-Cobb had been assaulted and stabbed. He died from his injuries. Police said multiple people were involved in the assault.

Grant-Cobb played football at East High School.

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

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