Englewood police arrest man accused of shooting, killing 21-year-old

Cordia Blash, 37, arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder


Englewood police arrested a 37-year-old man July 4 for allegedly shooting and killing a 21-year-old, the department said. 

The 21-year-old was identified by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office as Kane Nathaniel Andres Acosta Woods.

Police said they responded to a call at 10:20 p.m. of a man who had been shot in a home in the 3600 block of South Sherman Street.

Officers on-scene said they found a 21-year-old man inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound in his upper body. Officers said the man stopped breathing and his pulse stopped. Police said they began life-saving efforts until Denver Fire medics arrived. 

He was transported to a hospital where he died, police said.

Police said 37-year-old Cordia Blash, who was in the home when police arrived, shot woods. Blash was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, police said. 

Englewood police, shooting, crime


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