CITY  AND  COUNTY  OF  DENVER  

DEPARTMENT  OF  SAFETY  

Office  of  the  Chief                                     Denver  Police  Department     1331  Cherokee  Street   FIRE  •  POLICE  •  SHERIFF                Denver,      C  O        8    0204-­‐2720                                                    

9-­‐1-­‐1  •  COMMUNITY  CORRECTIONS                  Phone:    (720)  913-­‐6028                           CRIME  PREVENTION  &  CONTROL  •  SAFE  CITY   Fax:                (720)  913-­‐7029  

Contact:  Public  Information  Officer  

   

PRESS  RELEASE  

For  Immediate  Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENVER, CO – On Sunday, March 3, 2012 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Denver Police Officers responded to the 2900 Block W. Mississippi Ave on a Auto/Ped Hit & Run accident. Initial investigation produced that the suspected vehicle sped through the parking lot (2915 W Mississippi Ave) striking the victims before fleeing the scene southbound on S Federal Blvd. Further investigations produced that there was a disturbance in the Maxim parking lot (2915 W Mississippi Ave). The disturbance went into the street at W Mississippi Ave & S Federal Blvd and from there back east along W Mississippi Ave. Investigations revealed that the victims were not participants in the disturbance but innocent bystanders. The medical conditions of the (3) victims remain the same. The most serious being the husband and wife who are still in critical condition. A fourth victim was able to walk away from the scene and sought medical attention on her own and was diagnosed with a concussion. The age of the victims are as followed: Male – 51yrs, Male – 36yrs, Female – 29yrs & Female – 31yrs. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a newer Silver Honda Civic Hatchback with tinted windows. The suspect vehicle should have damage to the driver’s side front end. The vehicle lost part of the front lower fender at the scene. Attached is an example of the suspected vehicle – it is not the suspect vehicle. (SEE PHOTO ATTACHED) The suspect vehicle also lost the front license plate frame with the initials JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) (SEE ATTACHED PHOTO). Detectives still need to find witnesses to the disturbance or participants in the disturbance.The family request no media contact at this time. Additional information will be released pending further investigation. If you have any information regarding this incident or to the identity of the suspect(s), 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 metrodenvercrimestoppers.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.

Denver Police Department www.denvergov.org/police

 

 

 

 

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