JeffCo deputies nab suspect accused of attempted murder near 52nd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a suspect wanted on multiple charges turned himself in Saturday afternoon following a shooting near 59th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.
Around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, JCSO received a report that occurred on the 5300 block of Sheridan Boulevard. Deputies arrived to the scene and conducted an investigation, identifying 36-year-old, Diego Sanchez as the suspect.
Officers say Sanchez allegedly began firing a weapon at a specific vehicle. He fired multiple rounds at the vehicle, but struck an innocent bystander inside a business and hit a person's vehicle while they were inside at a red light near the intersection of 52nd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.
Sanchez currently faces multiple charges including:
- Criminal attempted first-degree murder
- First-degree assault
- Illegal possession of a firearm
- Multiple counts of criminal mischief
The investigation remains ongoing.
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