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For Immediate Release - Oct 12, 2011
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Re: Shooting Investigation Continues
|Golden, Colo. — Oct. 12, 2011 — The investigation continues into the shooting death of a Jefferson County Jail inmate during an attempted escape in Golden yesterday.
The inmate, Jesus Aguilar (04-04-83) was shot as he attempted to flee from a medical facility at 660 Golden Ridge Rd. about 11:40 a.m. on Oct. 11. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy who was transporting Aguilar fired one time during the attempted escape. The bullet struck Aguilar who collapsed at the entrance to the medical facility. Aguilar was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital where he died.
Aguilar was arrested by Lakewood Police Department on Sept. 8, 2010 for his suspected involvement in two robberies in their city. He was being held on the following charges:
- Two counts of Aggravated Robbery
- Two counts of Second Degree Kidnapping
- Criminal Attempted Robbery
- First Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft
- Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender
- Parole Violation
Golden Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office continue to work closely with the Jefferson County Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) to investigate the shooting. The CIRT is composed of investigators from several law enforcement agencies throughout Jefferson County.
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