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Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202

720-913-2000
Beth.McCann@denverda.org

News Release

July 17, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

Juvenile Charged With Murder in Alley Shooting (Valles-Nunez)

NEWS RELEASE

July 17, 2018

Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

 

 

JUVENILE CHARGED IN DEADLY ALLEY SHOOTING

 

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has formally charged a juvenile in connection with a shooting in Denver’s Cole neighborhood.

 

Daniel Valles-Nunez (dob: 07-10-2000) is being charged as an adult with one count of murder in the first degree-extreme indifference (F1) and two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree (F2).  The charges were direct-filed in Denver District Court on July 12.

 

Valles-Nunez is accused of shooting three adult males in the 3800 block of N. Franklin Street late Saturday night, June 30, 2018. A responding officer observed a vehicle leaving the area, stopped the vehicle at Bruce Randolph Avenue and N. Gaylord Street and discovered three of the occupants in the vehicle were suffering from gunshot wounds.  One of the wounded males was pronounced dead at the location of the stop.

 

No further details are available at this time as the arrest affidavit is sealed.

 

The defendant is scheduled to appear on July 18 at 8:30 a.m. in courtroom 4G for advisement.

 

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The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.     See Colo. RPC 3.6