Neighbor shot trying to stop truck thieves in Lakewood

Posted at 4:51 AM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 12:32:59-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- A neighbor was shot trying to stop truck thieves, Lakewood police said.

The neighbor, who lives at Center Avenue and Cody Street in Lakewood, near Belmar Park, saw multiple people trying to steal a truck around 12:35 a.m. Friday.

When the man confronted the suspects, several shots were fired and he was hit.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His age has not been released.

The suspects got away. Police have not released any suspect descriptions.


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