Lashaya is described as a black female, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 150 pounds with long black hair, brown eyes and a quarter size round scar on her chest.
When police found the man with the rifle, he followed officers’ commands and laid down on the ground, police said. Officers then realized the gun was an airsoft rifle.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Detective Mike Prince at 303-739-6127. Tipsters can also report information to anonymously to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers by calling 720-913-7867 and may be eligible for a $2,000 reward.
Martin is being held without bond at the Arapahoe County Jail.
According to a statement from Aurora police, officers responded to the Viridians at the Gardens apartments around 12:35 a.m
Early next month city workers are expected to begin the process of adding eight street lights, 27 pedestrian lights and about 2,500 feet of conduit to East Colfax sidewalks and their peripheries
“This case illustrates the tenacity we and our law enforcement partners have when it comes to seeking justice for victims,” said District Attorney George H. Brauchler in a news release.
Erick Bumpass, a building inspector and plans examiner with the City of Aurora for the past 10 years, helped spur the donation with a GoFundMe fundraiser he started last year.
A group of Aurora police officers traveled to Dallas last week in a show of solidarity with that city’s law enforcement following the deadly shootout that claimed the lives of five officers and injured nine others. APD’s social media channels have highlighted an outpouring of support from the community from those expressing their concern for officers’ safety in the line of duty and their appreciation for the work they do.