Woman shot, killed near 39th and Bryant in northwest Denver

DENVER -- Police responded to a reported shooting near West 39th Avenue and Bryant Street just north of the Potter Highlands Historic District in northwest Denver Friday night.

Police said a 20-year-old female victim was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Source: Denver Police Department

On Saturday, the Denver Police Department said it is searching for 19-year-old Elijah Lucero. He is wanted for first-degree murder in connection to the homicide.

Lucero is a Hispanic male who is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 150 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes.

DPD says a number of witnesses identified Lucero as the person who killed the victim.

Anyone who has seen Lucero or knows where he might be is asked to call DPD at 720-913-2000. Anonymous tips can also be made to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered.

Lucero is believed to be armed and dangerous.

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