WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Wheat Ridge spent much of early Wednesday morning searching for a homicide suspect. It shut down an area 44th and Lee, near the Kipling intersection.
Officers were investigating a report of a stolen car at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday. There was a man inside, who officers identified as a homicide suspect. A CodeRed alert was then issued for the area, and police strongly urged people to stay in their homes and to not answer the door while officers searched.READ MORE: Crash On I-70 In Wheat Ridge Causes Large Traffic Backup
WRPD contacted a stolen car at 2:35 p.m. at 44th and Lee. The male inside the car fled the scene and was identified as a suspect in another crime. A CodeRed has been issued. Please stay inside and do not answer the door as police search the area. pic.twitter.com/SO67JuHYKc
— Wheat Ridge Police (@WheatRidgePD) May 5, 2021READ MORE: I-70 Eastbound Closed For Fatal Crash East Of Eagle
The scene was cleared around 4:30 a.m., and the alert was lifted.MORE NEWS: 'Totally Unacceptable': CDOT Aims To Reduce Number Of Deadly Pedestrian Crashes
Police are still searching. If anyone has information, or saw anything suspicious, they’re asked to call Wheat Ridge Police at 303-237-2220.