Loveland Police Investigating Shooting That Left One Teen Dead, One Injured
Late the night of Friday, Jan. 20, there was a shooting in Loveland that left an 18-year-old dead and a second teenager injured. Police are asking for the public's help locating a truck seen in the area.
Loveland Police arrived on the scene at the Brookstone Apartment Complex near the 2500 block of East First Street just after 10:15 p.m.
There was a weapons complaint with multiple shots fired, police reported.
An 18-year-old man was found in the parking lot and confirmed deceased by fire and medics on the scene.
The second victim was a 16-year-old male who was found to be suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital.
Detectives are asking for the public's help finding a vehicle seen on security footage in the area at the time of the shootings. The vehicle is described as a white Dodge Ram pickup with tinted windows.
If you know anything at all, please contact the Loveland Police Department at (970-962-2032. If you want to stay anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at (970) 221-6868 or click here.
The Larimer County Coroner's Office is handling the identification of the deceased individual.
Colorado Crime Statistics shows the trend of violent crimes in Larimer County to be on a downward trend. A Violent Crime consists of Murder, Non-Consensual Sex Offenses, Aggravated Assault, and Robbery. In 2022 there were 170 violent crime cases. In 2021 there were 237. In 2020 there were 259.
According to Amnesty International, "more than 500 people die every day from gun violence."
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