Man killed in I-70 shooting in Aurora was Glen Haven assistant fire chief

DENVER — The person shot and killed on Interstate 70 Saturday was the assistant fire chief for the Glen Haven Space Volunteer Fire Division, the division introduced Tuesday.

John Jaros, 37, was together with his spouse and three children driving a Dodge Ram pickup heading to a close-by campsite when a number of photographs rang out in the eastbound lanes of the interstate simply west of East Colfax Avenue round 5:30 p.m.

The bullets struck the automobile and Jaros, who was discovered deceased after officers arrived on scene. The 4 different occupants weren’t injured.

“We’re speaking in regards to the lack of a father, husband, assistant fire chief,” stated Glen Haven Space Volunteer Fire Division Chief Kevin Zagorda.

Police are in search of the suspects who have been in two automobiles, a white sedan and a black sedan, and will have been avenue racing on the time of the shooting, in keeping with the Aurora Police Division.

The Glen Haven Space Volunteer Fire Division launched the next assertion Tuesday:

“GHAVFD is mourning the sudden lack of our Assistant Chief, John Jaros, who misplaced his life in a tragic incident on I 70 in Aurora Saturday night. He leaves behind a spouse and three younger kids. Please respect the household’s want for privateness. No info on preparations is accessible at the moment.”

A fund has been set as much as assist his household on the Financial institution of Estes Park. Donations for the household could be made by mail or in-person to The Jaros Household Fund Donation Account.

By mail:

The Financial institution of Estes Park
c/o The Jaros Household Fund Account
P.O. Field 2390
Estes Park, CO. 80517

Anybody with info is requested to achieve out to the Aurora Police Division at 303-739-6113. Tipsters could be eligible for as much as a $10,000 reward from the Aurora Reward Fund, police stated.

The Metro Denver Crimes Stoppers can be providing a reward of as much as $2,000. You possibly can name 720-913-7867 and stay nameless.

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