THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) — One man was killed and another man was injured at an apartment complex in Thornton early Monday morning. Thornton police say a man was shot at Park 88 Apartments at 101 E. 88th Avenue.

Thornton police tweeted about the shooting and assault just after 2 a.m.

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Melissa Goddard lives in an apartment across the lawn from where the incident took place. She told CBS4 she was on her porch letting her dog out, when she heard people arguing followed by a loud noise.

“I heard a crash and a boom, boom, boom like shots,” she said. “And I saw the back door rustle a little bit.”

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Goddard said immediately, Thornton police arrived at the apartment complex.

“I was scared,” Goddard said. “Living in this area, there are police here. People argue, people fight, people get pulled over right here, but never this.”

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Police say there is no suspect description or known motive at this time. They said both men were taken to a hospital, but one of the men later died.

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“No motive or suspect information developed at this time,” police tweeted.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

Makenzie O'Keefe


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