DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver issued an arrest warrant for a murder suspect wanted in the deadly shooting of a pregnant woman whose body was found inside a motel room on Colfax Avenue.
Quinasia Russell, 23, was found shot to death inside a room at the Airway Motel early Saturday morning. Those close to Russell knew her as “Nay-Nay.”READ MORE: Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall
Just before 3 a.m. Saturday police rushed to the motel after witnesses heard gunshots.
Police identified Brent Kelley as the gunman but continue to investigate a motive for the shooting.
“I don’t know who shot her or why,” said Russell’s Aunt Mae.READ MORE: COVID In Aurora: Signs For Vaccine Become Sticking Point Between Clinic & City
“But whoever did it, please turn yourself in,” Mae pleaded.
Mae said Russell was well-loved and outgoing, and also said her family believes that she had a child on the way.
“I’m devastated right now,” Mae added.Douglas County Schools To Bring Middle & High School Students Back After Spring Break
Anyone with information regarding the shooting or recognizes the suspect in the picture is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.