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Jefferson County authorities investigating fatal shooting inside home

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 11:59:57-04

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A man who was found shot inside his home Monday evening has died, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired along the 3600 block of S. Sheridan Boulevard in Lakewood on Monday around 9:30 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they found Joe Trujillo, 51, inside his residence. He had a gunshot wound and was transported to a Denver hospital, where he died, according to the sheriff's office.

No suspects are in custody, but people of interest have been identified, the sheriff's office said. They said they do not believe the shooting was random.

Anyone with information can call the sheriff's office tip line at 303-271-5612 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 with case number 20-13581.