Parents of Aurora man who was gunned down want justice

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AURORA, Colo. – The parents of an Aurora man, who was murdered on Tuesday, is looking for the man who killed their son.

Jevon Antwaine Bailey, 23, was shot in the head at the intersection of East Iliff Avenue and South Troy Street.

According to police, a black man driving white four-door sedan pulled up to Bailey’s car and opened fire.

“You really can’t explain how it hits home with all of our families,” said Byron Bailey, Jevon’s father.

Bailey said the crime was a random act of violence. At this point, investigators have no leads or a potential suspect.

“[Jevon] was a big dreamer,” said Vailnda Bailey, Jevon’s step-mother.

Valinda Bailey helped raise Jevon since he was 8 years old. Along with his birth mother, Clarissa Bailey, both women said he knew how to make his family laugh.

“I’m just going to remember his simile.. his smile… his smile…” his father repeated.

Jevon has a one-and-a-half year old daughter.

“When she was born she changed his life,” Clarissa Bailey said.

Bailey said it will be difficult for her growing up without a father. Along with funeral expenses, they’re hoping to raise money for the girl’s college education – for when she grows older.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to support the family.

The family is using the hashtag #JusticeForJevon to raise awareness about his death.

If you know anything about the shooting or the person who killed Jevon, you’re asked to call CrimeStoppers at 720-913-STOP. You could be eligible for a reward.

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