DENVER (CBS4)– A shooting near City Park in Denver has left a father of seven dead. The shooting happened Friday night around 8 p.m. near 28th Avenue and Albion Street.
The victim was identified as An Tan Nguyen, described as “a wonderful father, husband, son, brother, cousin nephew, uncle and friend anyone can ask for” by his family.
Denver police said Nguyen was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Denver Health where he died.
The manner of death is homicide, but the motive is not yet known.
Witnesses provided descriptions of two suspects to authorities, noting both are black men about 18 years old. One is described as about 5-foot-5 with a thin build and weighs between 135 and 140 pounds. He was seen wearing a camouflage jacket tan, brown and green in color.
The second suspect is described as 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 with a medium build and weighs between 160 and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white possibly denim jacket and had a handgun.
Nguyen’s family is currently making funeral arrangements and is asking for help to fund it. They’ve created a GoFundMe account to raise money.
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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