Federal Heights Police seek suspect in attempted murder of woman

Posted at 5:08 PM, Sep 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 19:08:37-04

FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. – Federal Heights Police are looking for a truck officers believe was involved in the attempted murder of a woman Thursday afternoon.

Police say they were dispatched to the 1300 block of West 84th Avenue just before 5 p.m. Thursday to find a 35-year-old woman bleeding from her mouth inside a car.

She had been shot in the head and was taken to Denver Health, where police say she remains in critical condition.

No gun was found at the scene. Federal Heights Police say they are treating the shooting as an attempted murder.

Police are looking for an older-model red pickup truck with Colorado plates beginning with "047-" a witness saw leaving the area close to when the shooting happened.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the vehicle or the shooting to contact them at (303) 428-8533. The victim has not been identified.


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