The late Roger William Harris.
The late Roger William Harris.

Mile High Murder, No. 47: Roger William Harris identified as victim in Sunrise Restaurant shooting

On Friday, a man suffering from what would soon prove to be fatal wounds was found behind the Sunrise Restaurant, 9115 East Colfax.

The Aurora Police Department is now identifying the victim as Roger William Harris, 35, and offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of his killer or killers.

Look at the latest details and the initial batch of info below:

The Aurora Police Department is releasing the identity of the victim of the shooting that occurred during the early morning hours of October 30, 2009. He is identified as Roger William Harris, DOB: 12.16.1973.

The Aurora Police Department is offering up to $2000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Matt Fyles at 303.739.6067 or 303.921.4629.

Information released October 30, 2009:

The Aurora Police Department is offering a reward of up to $2000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of an as yet unidentified victim.

The shooting took place at approximately 1:30 a.m. the morning of Friday, October 30, 2009 behind the Sunrise Restaurant at 9115 East Colfax Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Matt Fyles at 303.739.6067 or 303.921.4629.

Information released earlier on October 30, 2009:

On October 30, 2009 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Aurora Public Safety Communications received several calls reporting a shooting outside the Sunrise Restaurant at 9115 East Colfax Avenue.

Responding officers found an unidentified adult Black male behind the building who appeared to have suffered numerous gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Major Crimes/Homicide detectives responded to the scene and are in the very early stages of their investigation.

Witnesses reported the suspect, dressed in dark clothing, fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Det. Matt Fyles at 303.739.6067 or 303.921.4629.

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