Edgewater Police: Lakewood man dead, gunned down in random act

EDGEWATER, Colo. — Police in Edgewater said the shooting death of a man outside a restaurant Thursday night appears to be random. 

According to a statement from the Edgewater Police Department, 27-year-old Andrew Jenicek was shot and killed around 8:40 p.m. Thursday night. 

The victim was walking up to pick up a dinner order at an Edgewater restaurant, located at 2001 Sheridan Boulevard, when the shooting occurred. 

Edgewater Police are looking for the occupants of a vehicle, which is described as a silver or white sedan, possibly a Mitsubishi Eclipse. 

The shooter is described as a Hispanic male about 5’6” tall and around 160 pounds. He was seen with black hair in a fade-style haircut.

Police are reviewing surveillance video in the area to get a better description of the suspect.  

Police say Jenicek grew up in Littleton and graduated from D'Evelyn High School and was active in several sports.

He was living in Lakewood and working for the state gaming division at the time of his death.

If you have information on this case, contact Edgewater Police at 720-763-3000.

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