Commerce City man arrested in connection to fatal street racing shooting on I-70

Aurora police on Thursday arrested a man in connection with last week’s fatal shooting during a possible street race on Interstate 70.

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Jeremy Jacob Rocha, 20, of Commerce City, has been charged with first-degree murder and four counts of attempted first-degree murder, according to a news release from the Aurora Police Department.

John Jaros was fatally shot during the evening of June 18 while driving on Interstate 70 with his wife and three children.

Police said at the time of the shooting that they believed others were street racing on the highway, but that Jaros was not involved in the racing.

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