Crime

Ronald Sanchez identified as man shot to death in car on Lowell Boulevard (No. 33)

The Denver coroner's office has ID'd a man killed in a car on the 500 block of Lowell Boulevard late Tuesday as Aurora's Ronald B. Sanchez, 45. He died from multiple gunshot wounds. No suspects are in custody and the investigation continues. Look below to read a Denver Police Department release, as well as to check out an interactive graphic of the area near the scene; if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."

Denver Police Department release:

Denver Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Denver Police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred overnight that left one man dead in West Denver.

On November 09, 2010, officers responded to 520 Lowell Boulevard at approximately 11:45 pm on the report of a shooting. When they arrived they discovered a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. EMS responded to the scene where they pronounced the victim deceased.

Further investigation has determined that the victim was involved in a possible altercation with several individuals. At some point during the argument, shots were fired by the unknown suspect(s), fatally wounding the victim while he sat inside a vehicle.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Denver Police Department at 720-913-2000 or call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to: CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash award up to $2,000.


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