Apr 24, 2011 3:44 PM by AP posted By James H Egbert

Suspect sought in shooting of CO elderly woman

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Lakewood police say they're looking for a man suspected of shooting and robbing a 72-year-old woman at her home.

Police say they are searching for 60-year-old Melvin Nelson. Authorities say he should be considered armed and dangerous.

KUSA-TV reports that the woman was hospitalized with serious injuries. Police say Nelson knew the victim but officials have not released specifics.

Nelson is wanted on suspicion of attempted murder and aggravated robbery of an at-risk adult. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Lakewood police.
Information from: KUSA-TV,

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