Arrest made in shooting death near City Park

Photo: DPD

DENVER — Police have made an arrest in connection with the Sept. 13 shooting death of 36-year-old David Barela.

Tashaun Garrett,29, was taken into custody on Monday night for investigation of first degree murder.

Barela, 36, was driving his red Chevrolet S-10 pickup near the intersection of East 21st Avenue and York Street when he was fatally wounded.

David Barela and the crime scene. Credit: DPD/Metro Denver Crime Stoppers

He was pronounced dead at the hospital and the investigation was turned over to the DPD homicide unit.

Police have not yet announced a motive for the crime.

AlertMe
Google Map for coordinates 39.748217 by -104.959775.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.