Police arrest suspect in reckless endangerment case


A student from Colorado State University is in custody after he allegedly fired several shots early this morning in the area of 11th St. and Aurora in Boulder. No one was injured.


A witness told police that they saw a pickup truck leave the area soon after the shots were fired around 4:30 a.m. Boulder police quickly identified the suspect and learned that he had been visiting a residence in the neighborhood earlier in the evening. Investigators believe the shooting may have been related to a domestic disagreement.


Aaron Ross Hartman (DOB 8/3/1987) was arrested in Loveland with the assistance of the Loveland Police Department. Hartman faces charges of Reckless Endangerment and Prohibited Use of a Weapon, both misdemeanors,  and Domestic Violence.


Search warrants have been executed on Hartman’s home and vehicle, and a gun has been recovered.


The victim in this case is a female student at the University of Colorado, and the University of Colorado Police Department has been notified.


The case number for this incident is 11-15993.


Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Tom Dowd at 303-441-3385. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776.  Tips can also be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com.  Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.