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Lakewood Police: Driver In Orange Truck Shoots Man Behind 7-Eleven on Colfax

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) -- A man was shot several times behind a 7-Eleven in Lakewood following an argument with a driver in an orange truck Friday morning, Lakewood Police Department told CBS4. Copter4 was above the active seen prior to police confirming the shooting with injuries.

Lakewood 7-Eleven Shooting Scene
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According to the police department, officers responded to the 5200 block of W Colfax Avenue after receiving reports about the shooting. John Romero, Lakewood PD public information officer, says the driver of an orange vehicle was behind the 7-Eleven convenience store on a property shared with a Conoco gas station and got into an argument with another man outside.

West Colfax Shooting 1 (suspect vehicle, from Lakewood PD tweet)
(credit: Lakewood Police)

The driver is accused of eventually shooting the victim several times before he drove away. The suspect had not been found as of 7:30 a.m.

The man who was shot was taken to the hospital to treat injuries, and his health condition was unknown.

Anyone with information can call Lakewood Police Department to share a tip.

Shooting Behind 7-Eleven Lakewood
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