Denver police investigating death of 17-year-old

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DENVER — Police are investigating the death of 17-year-old Jeremiah Baca who was killed Wednesday evening.

Denver police responded to a report of a victim who had been stabbed at 1339 S. Federal Blvd. at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday evening.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say that Baca was the victim of a shooting that occurred in the 2600 block of West Mexico Avenue at approximately 5:13 p.m. Police say that it appears he was transported by car from that location and left at 1339 S. Federal Blvd.

The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner says that the cause of death was from gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives are actively investigating this case. Any person with information on the incident is encouraged to contact the Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

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