Aurora police seized Floyd Vigil's parked car last week after it was caught in the cross-fire of a police shootout with a gunman.
Policed have given Vigil bus passes while they process his Chevy Prizm for evidence.
"I didn't even know the car was took until I came home from work and the car was gone," Vigil said.
The Chevy has been missing from the parking lot of his apartment complex in Aurora since Friday.
Vigil had nothing to do with the shooting.
Living without his wheels is a headache for this single father of a 7-year-old son.
"I've missed time. I'm missing money. My son has missed school. And really it's all due to something we had no control over," the car owner said.
The bus passes aren't cutting it, Vigil said.
"I was driving a car before it happened, and I wasn't on the bus. So I don't think it's really practical, said Vigil.
It's not known how long it will take to process the car or if there's any damage.
As a taxpayer, Vigil feels asking for a rental car is a reasonable request.
"It could happen to anyone anywhere. To me it seems they'd have to compensate you for something like that, said Vigil.
7NEWS asked Aurora police about renting a car. Officials say its not something they do. But Vigil wants to rent a car and submit a bill, theres a process he can follow. But there are no guarantees.
Police hope to speed up some paperwork so Mr. Vigil can get his car back sooner.
Officers say they did try to find him the morning after the shooting to avoid this problem, but they couldnt find him.
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