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Tory Conyers arrested in fatal hit-and-run and Parker Walmart shoplifting case

Tory Conyers arrested for hit-and-run that killed pedestrian, shoplifting at Parker Walmart
Tory Conyers arrested for hit-and-run that killed pedestrian, shoplifting at Parker Walmart 00:24

A man accused of killing someone in a hit-and-run following a report of shoplifting in the same area has been arrested.

Tory Conyers, 44, was brought into custody by Aurora and Parker law enforcement following a barricade in Aurora that lasted several hours on Wednesday, Parker Police Department confirmed with CBS news Colorado. 

Parker Police Dept.

Earlier this week, a Medina Alert was issued for a suspect after Parker Police Department responded to a shoplifting at a Walmart, and then a deadly hit-and-run crash near South Parker Road and Lincoln Avenue. Police said the suspect hit a pedestrian, who was rushed to the hospital but did not survive his injuries. 

Around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, both Aurora Police Department and Parker PD were responding to a barricaded man in the 2300 block of Dayton Street in Aurora. It wasn't until just after 8 p.m. that Aurora PD confirmed the man was in custody. At 10:20 p.m., Parker PD confirmed Conyers was the suspect wanted for the deadly hit-and-run in Parker that happened on Monday.

Investigators originally said a female passenger was seen in the vehicle at the time officer were trying to stop Conyers in the driver's seat of the getaway vehicle the day of the crash, but there is no report she has been found. 

Anyone with information can call 911 or Parker PD at 303-841-9800.

The man who was killed in the hit and run was identified as Jossy Pinto, 49.

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