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Lue Vang, 39
Eldorado Springs, Colorado
April 22, 2015

Agencies: Boulder County Sheriff's Office Colorado

Last updated: 7 months ago

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The three men reportedly left a house on Benton Street in Westminster to discuss a vehicle title transfer.

But police were contacted about 11:40 a.m., and told by family members that two men were being held against their will in the car and that the suspect made several threats about killing everyone in the vehicle.

Not long after 1 p.m., deputies were able to trace 911 calls from the car to the Dowdy Draw trailhead. A trio of deputies found the Honda there, at the southern extremity of the trailhead's parking lot.

"Deputies contacted the sedan, and were speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, and two of the deputies saw the person in the back seat holding a gun to the back of the head of a person in the front seat," Prentup said.

"A deputy fired one round. There is one person deceased.