By Danielle Chavira

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Thornton police say 18-year-old man was shot and killed on Friday night. Offices responded to the area near 101st Avenue and Clayton Street at around 8:15 p.m.

Police identified the victim as Fernando Perez. They say he was taken to the hospital where he died.

Details about how or why he was shot were not disclosed. Police are talking with witnesses.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call detectives at 720-977-5513.

Danielle Chavira