Commerce City police investigate death after report of shooting

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Commerce City police were investigating a report of a shooting Saturday morning in the 7100 block of Locust Street.

Police were dispatched to a report of a shooting about 6 a.m. Saturday and found an adult male dead in the street, said Commander Dennis Flynn. He added that it was unclear how the victim died.

The victim was identified as 27-year-old Elias Eugene Pickett of Commerce City.

Police later said there was evidence of a shooting but they couldn't confirm the cause or manner of death.

No suspect information was available, and officers were canvassing the area for possible witnesses. The coroner's office will release the victim's identity at a later date.

Police ask anyone with information to call (303) 289-3626.

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