Gunshot Victim Arrives At Hospital With A Cop Standing Nearby, Suspect Arrested Weeks Later

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Apr. 29 2022, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

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A cop was investigating a case at a Colorado hospital when a gunshot victim arrived. The wounds turned out to be fatal, sparking a homicide investigation.

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Now, police say they have the suspected killer in custody.

Around 2:30 a.m. on March 27, a Greeley, Colorado, police officer was at the hospital for a call. That is when a vehicle pulled up with a gunshot victim inside.

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The victim was a 31-year-old man who was taken to emergency surgery, according to Greeley police. He had life-threatening injuries and died a few days later.

The victim was identified as Eric Maxwell.

Investigators determined the shooting happened on 24th Street and identified Anthony Roy Farias, 26, as a suspect. This week, police arrested Farias and he was charged with first-degree murder.

Greeley police did not release a motive in the shooting but said the investigation is ongoing.


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