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Police Release ID Of Man Shot & Killed In Five Points

DENVER (CBS4) - The identity of a man who was killed after an early morning shooting in Five Points has been released.

Derick Wilford, 36, was shot at approximately 2:15 a.m. Wednesday and now police are searching for a possible motive to find a suspect.

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Neighbors called police to report hearing multiple shots. When officers arrived they found Wilford beside a street light at 22nd and Stout streets suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center and pronounced dead.

A spokesman said detectives on Wednesday were getting conflicting information about a suspect.

Additional Information From The Denver Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to call Denver police at (720) 913-2000. Remain anonymous and earn up to $2,000. Call Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-STOP (7867). Text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter the message or send an e-mail to

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