Fort Lupton Police Identify Victim, Suspect In Motel Shooting
The Weld County Coroner's Office has identified the victim killed in the Fort Lupton motel shooting last weekend.
On Tuesday (Dec. 8), the victim was identified as 36-year-old Joshua Guy Schuler.
Schuler, who had addresses in both Colorado and Nebraska, was a guest at the KC Motel in Fort Lupton where he was shot Saturday (Dec. 5); Fort Lupton police responded to reports of the shooting around 3 p.m. when they found Schuler and took him to a local hospital. He later died from his injuries.
On Tuesday afternoon, police identified 21-year-old Preston Cordova as a suspect in the shooting and obtained a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of murder.
Cordova was initially considered a person of interest, along with 26-year-old Sierra Maez. Anyone with information regarding Cordova and Maez's whereabouts is asked to call the Fort Lupton Police Department at (720) 652-4222.
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