One week ago today, shots rang out at 1150 North Syracuse Street, an apartment complex -- and shortly thereafter, Keyru Mustafa Lolo, 24, was dead. Given that Lolo was a recent immigrant from Ethiopia, his case might not have ordinarily been treated as a high priority -- but Lolo's large family, and Denver's Ethiopian community as a whole, have kept the heat on, and the Denver Police Department has responded. This morning at 10 a.m. at the Syracuse Street address above, the DPD will join with Lolo's loved ones to distribute fliers in the hope of locating the murderer or murderers in question. Sure, it's a media event, but one that should bring additional attention to a very worthy campaign -- for justice. Look below for more information:
Denver Police Department release:
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The Denver Police Department along with the family and friends of Keyru Mustafa Lolo will be gathering tomorrow morning to seek out information on the murder of Mr. Lolo. We invite the media to join us as we distribute flyers in the area.
The homicide happened on Friday, October 16, 2009 at approximately 8:57 p.m. the Denver Police Department received a call of shots fired at 1150 Syracuse Street. When Officers arrived on scene, they found Keyru Mustafa Lolo outside between apartment buildings with multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Lolo was transported to Denver Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. At this time, there are no suspects.
We will be meeting Friday, October 23, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at the Garden Court Apartments Clubhouse which is located at 1150 Syracuse Street.