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Joseph Armarante Nelson

Case Details

Case Type: Homicide

Height: Unknown

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: Unknown


Identifying Marks:

Incident Date: 11/10/2005


Agency: Westminster Police Department

City: Westminster

Date of Birth: 07/04/1982

County: Jefferson

Date of Death: 11/10/2005

Agency Case #: 05-16760

Age: 23

Judicial District: 1st Judicial District

Gender: Male

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: Unknown

Eyes: Brown

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Black

About this Case:

On November 10, 2005, at about 8:40 P.M. Joseph Nelson (07-04-82) was fatally shot on the street in front of his home, located at 3285 76th Avenue in Westminster, after an altercation with the occupants of a dark colored SUV. Witnesses stated a dark green 2-door Ford Explorer stopped on the street in front of Nelson's residence. Nelson had been with some family and friends on the front porch of the residence. Nelson left the porch and approached the Explorer. Witnesses recalled hearing two gunshots and observed Nelson collapse to the ground as the Ford Explorer fled the scene west on 76th Avenue. None of the witnesses were able to identify the occupants, driver, or shooter from the Explorer. Police interviewed several witnesses and checked the area for the Explorer and were not able to obtain any additional information. Anyone with information regarding this case, is asked to please contact the Westminster Police Department.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Westminster Police Department



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