17th Judicial DA

17th Judicial District Attorney's Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Jemhari Lee

November 29, 2023

Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of a First-Degree Murder charge against Jemhari Lee, 22, related to the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man at an apartment complex in the 100 Block of South Miller Avenue in Brighton on November 24, 2023. 

Lee is charged with:  
  • 1st-Degree Murder (F1)
Case number 2023CR003669 was filed in Adams County District Court. Lee's next court appearance is on December 7, 2023, at 9:00am in Courtroom E. 

The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo RPC 3.6.
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District Attorney Mason assumed the oath of office on January 12, 2021. The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office endeavors to seek justice on behalf of the citizens of Adams and Broomfield counties in felony and misdemeanor cases. DA Mason and his staff are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system to better serve the citizens of the 17th Judicial District.

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