Unsolved Homicide - 2006
Victim Derrell Sanders
During the early morning hours of Saturday December 2nd, 2006, victim Derrell Sanders was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Nights Inn, located in the 9300 block of South Tacoma Way in the City of Lakewood.
The victim was exiting his vehicle in the hotel’s north-side parking lot when he was confronted by an unidentified suspect armed with a handgun. A struggle occurred, and the victim was shot and fatally wounded.
The suspect may have stolen items off of the victim after the shooting. The suspect then fled on foot westbound through the parking lot, running toward South Tacoma Way.
The suspect is described as an adult male, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, and either a ski mask or a bandanna over his face. Lakewood Police detectives are looking for any information regarding the suspect’s identity.
Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.