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Family mourns death of Dontre Williams after triple shooting in LoDo – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2021-07-19 08:08:41 –

Denver — Family of Dontre Williams Shot and killed early Sunday morning, Gathered in an empty parking lot near the market and 20th Avenue, remembered his life and mourned the night.

The family confirmed to Denver 7 that two other victims, the brothers of Dontre, were also injured in the shooting and are recovering at a hospital in Denver.

“We really wanted to take a little time to celebrate his life and bring his family and all his friends together,” said Dontre’s cousin Kenny Newell. “All of us are really shocked by this incident.”

Donte Williams Family

Denver police are still looking for information while investigating the shooting. Police tweeted about the incident at 3:15 on Sunday morning, saying the shooting took place at 2000 blocks on Market Street.

Dontre’s family said they were notified of the shooting early in the morning.

“I was really waiting to go straight downtown, go straight to the scene and gather more information about what was happening,” Newell said. “We still don’t really know what happened.”

Now that the family is asking for an answer, they are begging anyone who sees the shooting to come forward.

“The last thing we thought would happen this morning was that we were awake and had a missing family,” Newell said. “You need hints from everywhere to get to the Denver police station because your family is hurt.”

There was no suspicious information. Police are investigating what led to the shooting and have not released any additional information.

Call the Denver Police Station (720-913-2000) or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers (720-913-7867) for information.



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