At approximately 12:33 a.m., Denver Police Officers conducted a vehicle traffic stop in the 4500 block of West 1st Avenue. When officers approached the vehicle and attempted to contact the driver, the lone occupant exchanged gunfire with the officers. The driver then fled the scene and was last seen in the area of West 5th Avenue and Bryant Street.
The occupant of the vehicle is described as a Hispanic or Native American male, approximately mid 20’s to 30’s, with long dark hair. The vehicle is described as primer or hand painted gray 2000 Cadillac Deville with black tinted windows. The vehicle may also have a broken passenger side window and has a South Dakota license plate 49CAR9.
If you have information regarding this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to: CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or contact at www.metro-denvercrimestoppers.com/contact-us. 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.