Four hospitalized in two separate shootings overnight in Denver

Denver police dealt with two different shootings last night in Denver — about six hours and a dozen blocks apart in Skyland.

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Denver police dealt with two different shootings last night — about six hours and a dozen blocks apart in Skyland.

The first happened around 9:30 p.m. on the 3100 block of Fillmore St. There were three victims with non-threatening injuries. Denver Police Department spokesman Doug Schepman told the Denver Post the victims were hospitalized, but did not reveal any other information.

An investigation is underway.

The second shooting happened sometime before 3 a.m. One man was hospitalized with a non-life threatening injury. No other information is available as police investigate.

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