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Shooting In Northeast Denver Forces Lockdown Of 7 Schools

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An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police responded to a fatal shooting Monday afternoon that forced the lockdown of seven nearby schools.

The shooting happened near 29th and Franklin Street. Police said it was a drive-by shooting.

Police said the victim was a 19-year-old man. No other details have been released.

East and Manual high schools; Mitchell, an administration building; Cole Art & Science Academy; Whittier K-8; Wyatt Edison Charter School; and Columbine Elementary all had been locked down.

The suspect vehicle may be a newer model red Ford Mustang.

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