The suspect in yesterday's shooting on Dransfeldt Road was arrested early this morning.
Parker Police Detectives identified Antonio Meraz-Loya (7/4/1978) as the suspect in yesterday's shooting. He was arrested at his home in Erie at 2:00 a.m., July 14, without incident.
Officers responded to a report of an individual shot shortly after 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, in the 10300 block of Dransfeldt Road. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Parker Police Department Detectives are preparing the case and will recommend the below charges to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office:
Attempted 1st Degree Murder-Class One Felony
Criminal Attempt to Commit Class One Felony-Class Two Felony
2nd Degree Assault-Class Four Felony
Menacing-Class Five Felony
Criminal Attempt to Commit a Class Four Felony-Class Five Felony
Illegal Discharge of Firearm-Class Five Felony
Prohibited Use of Weapons-Class Two Misdemeanor
Reckless Endangerment-Class Three Misdemeanor
We appreciate the collaboration of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Impact Unit and the Erie Police Department, who arrested the suspect.
The Parker Police Department encourages anyone with information about yesterday's incident to contact Detective Brukbacher at 303.805.6523 or email@example.com. A charge, whether recommended or ultimately filed, is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.