Cincinnati couple shot Denver Enterprise rental car

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The chaos in downtown Denver, Colorado is sending shockwaves through a western Cincinnati community more than a thousand miles away. Witnesses say shots were fired at an Enterprise rental car around 1 a.m. Friday afternoon. “Then when I looked out and saw the woman pointing at him, I was just kind of putting it all together in my head, like the hell, what’s going on?” witness Matthew Dodge said. Two bystanders, 54-year-old Pat Huhn of Cincinnati and his wife Shannon, were hit. Police say they found the victims lying on the ground. “They arrived shortly after and found the two shooting victims in the parking lot,” Denver Police Department investigator Joe Montoya said. Pat Huhn died from his injuries. Shannon Huhn was taken to hospital for surgery. Shortly thereafter, the shooting police took suspect Derron Harris into custody. “An eyewitness who witnessed the shooting was able to show it to officers. Officers were able to take this suspect into custody,” Montoya said. Longtime neighbors and friends in the Huhn’s Westside neighborhood are devastated by the news. Pat Huhn was a 1985 graduate of Elder High School. Both Pat and Shannon were pharmacists. “You’re like, ‘How did this happen?'” Kurt Ruffing said. Ruffing is a director at Elder. He graduated from school a few years behind Pat, but met him when the next generation of the family started studying there. “I met Pat and his wife Shannon and the two boys who went to school here through their boys were in the band,” Ruffing said. Ruffing said they would rely on their faith to see her through. “All we can do is pray for the family,” Ruffing said. “that they may come through this difficult time in peace and comfort.” In a statement, Tri-Health President and CEO Mark C. Clement said, in part, “Pat was a highly respected and well-loved member of our pharmacy team at Group Health – Western Hills . “From what neighbors and friends have told us, Pat Huhn was very popular. Now they focus on praying for his wife and their two sons. Denver police say the Huhns did not know the shooter. Harris is charged with first-degree murder.

The chaos in downtown Denver, Colorado is sending shockwaves through a western Cincinnati community more than a thousand miles away.

Witnesses say shots were fired at an Enterprise rental car around 1 a.m. Friday afternoon.

“Then when I looked out and saw the woman pointing at him, I was just kind of putting it all together in my head, like the hell, what’s going on?” witness Matthew Dodge said.

Two bystanders, 54-year-old Pat Huhn from Cincinnati and his wife Shannon, were hit.

Police say they found the victims lying on the ground.

“They arrived shortly after and found the two shooting victims in the parking lot,” Denver Police Department investigator Joe Montoya said.

Pat Huhn died from his injuries. Shannon Huhn was taken to hospital for surgery.

Shortly thereafter, the shooting police took suspect Derron Harris into custody.

“An eyewitness who witnessed the shooting was able to show it to officers. Officers were able to take this suspect into custody,” Montoya said.

Longtime neighbors and friends in the Huhn’s Westside neighborhood are devastated by the news.

Pat Huhn was a 1985 graduate of Elder High School. Both Pat and Shannon were pharmacists.

“You’re like, ‘How did this happen?'” Kurt Ruffing said.

Ruffing is the boss at Elder. He graduated from high school a few years behind Pat, but met him when the next generation of the family started teaching there.

“I met Pat and his wife Shannon and the two boys who went to school here through their boys who were in the band,” Ruffing said.

Ruffing said they would rely on their faith to see her through.

“All we can do is pray for the family,” Ruffing said. “that they can get through this difficult time in peace and comfort.”

In a statement, Tri-Health President and CEO Mark C. Clement said, in part, “Pat was a highly respected and well-liked member of our pharmacy team at Group Health – Western Hills.”

From what neighbors and friends have told us, Pat Huhn was very popular. Now they focus on praying for his wife and their two sons.

Denver police say the Huhns did not know the shooter. Harris is charged with first-degree murder.

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