Denver police investigating two shootings that left three injured Monday night

Denver police are investigating a pair of shootings that left three people injured in different parts of the city Monday night.

The Denver Police Department announced on Twitter that officers were investigating a shooting in the area of 1st Avenue and Broadway shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday.

The post said two victims had been located. The severity of their injuries was unknown and no one had been arrested in relation to the shooting as of 5:43 p.m.

At 6:27 p.m., the department posted to Twitter that it was investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of North Williams Street.

One victim was identified in that shooting but again the department said the severity of that person’s injuries was unknown. The department has yet to make any arrests in relation to that incident, according to the post. Officers continue to investigate.

The intersection of 1st Avenue and Broadway is in the heart of the city’s popular South Broadway shopping and entertainment area, near a number of bars, restaurants and shops.

The 1200 block of North Williams Street is just north of Cheesman Park.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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