6-year-old boy shot in torso overnight in Clayton will likely live; Denver police ask for public’s help finding shooters

Tipsters can remain anonymous.

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Denver police officers are investigating a shooting at a Clayton house that sent a 6-year-old boy to the hospital.

Someone shot the boy at about 12:35 a.m. Friday, police spokesman Sonny Jackson said, adding that more than one shooter was probably involved. He could not say whether the crime was a drive-by or gang-related because the investigation is ongoing.

The young victim’s prognosis is positive, police said.

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A home on Harrison Street in Denver's Clayton neighborhood where a six-year-old was shot. Nov. 22, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

No one else was shot during the incident, Jackson said.

Police are still searching for the suspects. If you know anything, officers ask that you call (720) 913-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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