Attempted Carjacker Who Fatally Shot Woman, 21, Was On Drugs: Report – Patch

BOULDER COUNTY, CO – According to an affidavit, the suspects involved in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in Boulder County early Sunday were on drugs and selling fentanyl, 9News reported.

At 12:15 a.m., just 15 minutes before an attempted carjacking which lead up to the shooting, a Larimer County Sheriff’s deputy tried to pull over a driver on suspicion of DUI, but the driver refused to stop, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said, according to 9News.
Shortly after, the 21-year-old victim and her mother came across the car near Highway 287 and Yellowstone Road, where 23-year-old Martin Cerda, of the Greeley area, fatally shot the 21-year-old, the report said.
Police said they believe that Cerda fired into the truck in an attempt to carjack the victims, according to 9News.
Cerda and 24-year-old Adrian Vargas are facing multiple charges in connection with the shooting.
Read the full report on 9News.


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