Victim in Northeast shooting identified

The victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Northeast has been identified as Miguel C. Padilla, 16.

Police responded to a call of a reported shooting about 20 minutes after midnight Tuesday morning in the 400 block of Denver Avenue.

Police found a male victim, now identified as Padilla, behind a residence suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

After being transported to a nearby hospital, Padilla was pronounced deceased.

Further updates will be given as information is released.

If anyone has any information or saw anything at all, please call the Homicide Unit directly at 234-5043 or the TIPS hotline anonymously at 474-TIPS. A reward of up to $25,000 is available for information leading to arrest in this case.

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