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Bernard Antwone Ware Arrested, Facing 1st Degree Murder Charges In April Deadly Shooting

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- The Adams County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect in the shooting death on Elbert Street that happened in April. Bernard Antwone Ware, 18, of Denver is facing charges of first-degree murder in the deadly shooting of a 19-year-old.

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Bernard Antwone Ware (credit: Adams County)

On April 25, deputies rushed to the 700 block of Elbert Street at 4:30 a.m. for a gunshot victim. When they arrived inside the residence, they found the 19-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to the back. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he died.

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Ware was taken into custody on June 3. He remains in custody in the Adams County Detention Facility pending further court proceedings.

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