One dead after disturbance in southeast Denver King Soopers parking lot

DENVER -- One person was pronounced dead at the scene of what police called a disturbance outside a southeast Denver King Soopers Friday night. Officers with the Denver Police Department responded to the parking lot of the grocery store, which is located at the southwest corner of East Hampden Avenue and South Monaco Parkway.

DPD said officers were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle and a possible shot fired.

Shortly after 8:15 p.m., DPD said investigators were conducting a death investigation.

People inside the King Soopers were told by security personnel to not leave the store and to stay away from the doors.

Monaco was initially closed in both directions. Shortly after 8 p.m., DPD said the road had reopened.

On Saturday, police said no criminal activity is suspected in the incident.

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