Man Shot In Attempted Carjacking In Arvada

Police Look For Gunman

Arvada police were investigating an attempted car jacking Thursday night that sent one man to the hospital.

According to police, the man was waiting at the stoplight at the intersection of 77th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. when an unidentified man got into his vehicle. In the struggle to gain control of the victim’s Chevy Tahoe, the victim was shot.

During the struggle, the driver of the Tahoe entered the intersection and struck a Suburban traveling northbound on Wadsworth. No one was injured in the crash.

The gunman ran from the Tahoe and fled the scene in a white sedan. Police are searching for the man.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Wadsworth Boulevard. was closed for more than two hours while police investigated the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Arvada Police Department 720-898-6900.