Crime

Mile High Murder, No. 15: Baltazar Ramirez-Estrada victim of shooting at Bar La Cabana


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Yesterday morning, a man the Aurora Police Department is now identifying as Baltazar Ramirez-Estrada, 25, was killed during a robbery outside the Bar La Cabana, a venue located on the 1100 block of Yosemite Street. (The venue is captured in the graphic above; if you have any problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map"). A reward for information about his killer or killers is being offered, and the APD has a description of possible suspects. Read about them in the official release below.

DATE: June 12, 2009

NATURE: Homicide

CASE NUMBER: 2009.24050

The Aurora Police Department is offering up to $5,000.00 as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the shooting death of 25 year old Baltazar Ramirez-Estrada.

Mr. Ramirez-Estrada was shot during a street robbery outside the La Cabana Bar early yesterday morning.

The suspects are described as two Hispanic males, at least one of whom was armed with a handgun. Both wore black ski-type masks.

The first suspect is describe as approximately 5'2", medium build and wearing a black top, blue jeans, and white shoes.

The second suspect is described as approximately 5'5" to 5'7", medium build and wearing a grey colored top over a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Craig Appel at 303-739-6207.

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