A Broomfield resident who was shot dead on Wednesday morning had interrupted a crime in progress, police said.
Michael Lewis, 71, of the Sunridge neighborhood, was identified Thursday as the victim in the case.
At about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday police were called to the 2200 block of Sunridge Circle near U.S. 287 and Miramonte Boulevard on reports of a disturbance and shots fired. When they arrived, they found Lewis dead in a parking lot.
Several vehicle break-ins were reported in the area early Wednesday morning. Investigators continue to look for a suspect, or suspects, in the case.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call police at 303-464-5749, or call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 (STOP).
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