Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202


News Release

July 22, 2019 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director,, 720-913-9025

District Attorney McCann Issues Officer-Involved Shooting Letter

Investigation and Decision Re April 29, 2019, Shooting of Alfredo Vallejos 

DENVER—The legal review of the officer-involved shooting that occurred on April 29, 2019, at 3rd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard is complete. A copy of the decision letter from Denver District Attorney Beth McCann to Lakewood Chief of Police Daniel McCasky and to Denver Chief of Police Paul Pazen is available for review along with the investigation protocol.

District Attorney McCann concluded that the shooting was legally justified and that no criminal charges are warranted for the reasons outlined in the letter.