On Thursday, August 11, 2011 at approximately 2:20 am the victim, Manuel Amaro-Rojas, age 24 was shot and killed by an unknown assailant as he drove home from work as a custodian in downtown Denver. Mr. Amaro-Rojas had just left work several minutes prior to the shooting and it is believed he may have been the victim of an attempted robbery in the area of West 8th Avenue and Zuni Street. Mr. Amaro-Rojas was driving a dark green metallic colored, 1998 Hyundai Elantra, four door with Colorado license plates. His vehicle left the roadway near W. 8th Avenue and Decatur Street where he was discovered. Download Crime Alert Bulletin.