Lakewood Car Wash Homicide Identified 2 Murderers

LAKEWOOD, Colorado (KDVR) –Two men have been identified as suspects in a shooting at a Lakewood car wash that killed a man from Denver.

Lakewood police responded to a call about a shooting near West Colfax Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.

Ramon Castro Contreras, 27, was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car at the 1433 Sheridan Blvd. car wash when the police arrived.

According to the arrest document, three of the suspects circled Contreras’ car. One of them lunged at his door handle in an attempt to open it. Contreras attempts to flee at high speed, and the suspects appear to fire shots at the car.

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Contreras drove away until his car came to a halt 300 feet from the car wash stall.

According to the report, police were called to look into an attempted robbery at a nearby pawn shop before they heard about shots being fired at the car wash.

On August 1, Denver police arrested two suspects after locating the vehicle involved in the shooting. Two more suspects were apprehended weeks later, on August 23.

On Tuesday, the Lakewood Police Department identified two of the suspects. Robert Solano, 34, and Keandre Mims, 28, were the adults arrested.

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According to the Jefferson County arrest document, Mims has a lengthy criminal history dating back to 2008. He had been arrested before for aggravated robbery. It is for being a minor in possession of a gun, assaulting a police officer in the second degree, and trying to avoid being arrested.

LPD previously reported that three men and one teenager had been arrested. The LPD has now confirmed that it was two men and two teenagers.

Due to their ages, the names of the 17-year-old and 15-year-old male teens will not be released.

Police believe all suspects have been apprehended, and no additional suspects are being sought.

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