The Brighton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Friday, Dec. 23 near the 300 block of Dogwood Avenue. At 1:09 a.m., dispatch received a call from a male requesting the police before disconnecting. Moments later, another call came in from a neighbor stating that two adults needed medical attention.
Officers were dispatched to the area to discover a male and female, both with gunshot wounds. The 31-year-old male was pronounced deceased on scene. Officers immediately began administering CPR on the 28-year-old female before medical personnel arrived and transported her to a nearby hospital. She was pronounced deceased around 2 a.m.
This shooting is currently under investigation by the Brighton Police Department. Detectives believe there is no ongoing threat to the community. No further information will be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please call our tip line at 303-655-8740.