Police Investigate Homicide, Search For Suspect

DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver investigated a homicide that happened in the Sunnyside neighborhood early Wednesday morning and are searching for a suspect.

Officers rushed to the scene at 40th Avenue and Shoshone early Wednesday. When they arrived, they found one man dead.

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Police have not released a cause of death.

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Elizario Herrera Jr. (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

The Denver Police Department is searching for Elizario Herrera, Jr. He is wanted for first-degree murder in connection with the homicide.

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Investigators closed off the entire block while gathering evidence. The victim has not been identified.

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Anyone with information regarding these crimes or recognizes the suspect in the sketch is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.

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