DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Police Department has arrested a suspect in a deadly triple shooting that left a 4-year-old boy and family members dead at a northeast Denver apartment complex in late April.
Police responded to a report of a shooting on April 26 around 5:54 p.m. in the 5900 block of North Dunkirk Street. Aquasia Parham, who said she’s the boy’s mother, told FOX31 he was 4 years old. Parham said her grandmother and brother were also killed.
Division Chief Joe Montoya announced Elijah Hood was arrested and is facing three counts of 1st-degree murder. He will face a judge Tuesday to be advised on charges.
Montoya said Hood is the nephew of one of the victims in this case, Denise Hood, and was a friend of another victim, Donn’e Allen Jr.
Montoya said the department received multiple tips from Metro Denver Crimestoppers in this case, all pointing towards Hood as a suspect. Metro Denver Crime Stoppers increased its reward up to $10,000 for anyone with information on this case.
You can watch the announcement on FOX31 NOW .