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Erie man arrested after shooting on busy road in Parker

The victim was shot on Dransfeldt Road in Parker around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Parker Police.

PARKER, Colo. — A 43-year-old Erie man was arrested early Wednesday morning at his home in connection with a shooting the day before on Dransfeldt Road in Parker, according to the Parker Police Department (PPD).

The incident happened on Dransfeldt Road between Parkglenn Way and Plaza Drive around 2 p.m. on July 13, according to an initial tweet from PPD.

The victim, an adult man, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Few details about the circumstances of the shooting have been released, however, a spokesperson for PPD said they don't believe the incident was road rage related.

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PPD said they're recommending the following charges against the suspect:

  • Attempted first-degree murder
  • Second-degree assault
  • Menacing
  • Illegal discharge of a firearm
  • Prohibited use of weapons
  • Reckless endangerment

The suspect was later identified as 43-year-old Antonio Meraz-Loya.

Anyone with information about Tuesday's incident to contact Detective Brukbacher at 303-805-6523 or sbrukbacher@parkeronline.org.

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