Victim in fatal Globeville shooting identified


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DENVER — The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has released the name of the man killed in a shooting in the Globeville neighborhood on Sunday.

On Tuesday, the medical examiner’s office said Paul Dakan, 36, died from a gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred early Sunday morning near the intersection of East 48th Avenue and Washington Street.

First responders found Dakan suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Victor Arenas-Foote, 26, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery in connection to Dakan’s death.

Originally, two parties were detained. However, Arenas-Foote is the only person who was arrested.

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