A man has been killed and another injured after a shooting on a sidewalk near the Denver Zoo and Medical Center, police said.
Authorities said the shooting happened shortly before 10 a.m. on the sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Monroe Street.
Police said the shooter was found in a car nearby and taken into custody.
He has been identified as 29-year-old James Thomas Gage of Colorado Springs.
He was taken to the hospital in critical condition, police and hospital officials said.
Witnesses said a man walked by and saw a man standing on a corner with a gun.
They said the man was standing near a vehicle parked on the corner.
Witnesses said the victim, later identified as Thomas Gagas, then fled the scene and later was shot in the head.
A witness said he saw a gray SUV that was parked near the intersection, but that police said it’s not clear what kind of vehicle.
The witness said there were three or four police cars nearby.
Police said they are still searching for the suspect.