Man killed in stabbing on Sherman Street in Capitol Hill; suspect detained

An ambulance screams down Speer on a snowy evening wiht its sirens on. Nov. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A man was killed in a stabbing on the 1600 block of Sherman Street in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood Thursday evening.

Police announced they were investigating the incident and that a male suspect had been detained as of about 5:30 p.m. The department confirmed an hour later that the victim had been pronounced dead.

No further information was immediately available.

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