Woman shot, killed in Denver area parking garage

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) -- Police say a woman in her 20s was fatally shot in an apartment building garage in suburban Denver after an apparent struggle, and a person sought by police after the shooting has been found dead after a standoff with a SWAT team.

The woman was found Thursday morning at the Promenade Place Apartments in Greenwood Village near the Denver Tech Center. Authorities didn't immediately release her name.

SWAT team officers then went to the apartment of a 51-year-old man described as a person of interest in the shooting. After a three-hour standoff, they entered to find Robert Lewis dead with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Thursday evening. Police say he was recently fired after harassing the woman at work.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Coyote Location: Palisade on Dec 30, 2012 at 02:14 PM
    SEE ~~~ That's what is SO GREAT about the Internet......................WE can ALL "WHAT IF" all day long, and it wouldn't change the fact a Life has been taken !! What if we..........................
  • by Scott1 on Dec 28, 2012 at 02:27 PM
    Sure, because what are the chances that he was hiding behind a car and surprised her? I'm sure he would have given her plenty of time to pull her weapon out before he fired.
  • by Szabla Location: Location on Dec 28, 2012 at 09:02 AM
    She should have a concealed carry permit. She would have had a chance.
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 185044401 - nbc11news.com/a?a=185044401
Gray Television, Inc.