By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver have identified the man fatally shot in an alley on Tuesday night. Joseph Heck was shot and killed on Xavier Street.

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Investigators say Heck, 42, was shot in the alley near Colfax Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard. They are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

A description of the gunman has not been released.

Jennifer McRae