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Boy shot, killed in Denver

Published On: Dec 15 2012 02:22:24 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 15 2012 02:28:02 PM CST

DENVER, Colo. -

Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a boy in southwest Denver.

Police said officers were called to the 5200 block of West Bates Avenue just before 4 a.m. Saturday and found the boy with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, whose name and age have not been released, was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police said a white vehicle believed to have been involved in the shooting left the scene before officers arrived.

No other information was released.