Explore these campaigns to help victims of Denver-Lakewood shooting spree

Support for the victims of Monday’s shooting spree in Denver and Lakewood, which killed five people, is ongoing and fundraisers are accepting donations to help with funeral and other costs, as well as to aid surviving family members.

Killed in the shootings in Denver were 44-year-old Alicia Cardenas, Michael Swinyard, 67, and Alyssa Gunn Maldonado. Jimmy Maldonado, Alyssa’s husband, was injured in the shooting spree and was in critical condition at a local hospital.

Police identified two victims shot dead in Lakewood as Danny “Dano” Scofield, 38, and Sarah Steck, 28.

GoFundMe accounts have been started, as of Wednesday afternoon, for four of the five victims.


  • Alicia Cardenas
  • Alyssa Gunn Maldonado
  • Danny “Dano” Scofield
  • Sarah Steck
  • Michael Swinyard

Cardenas was the owner of Denver’s Sol Tribe Custom Tattoo and Body Piercing — the first stop on the unidentified shooter’s rampage across the city. Support for her child and family came be made at GFM.

Alyssa Gunn Maldonado was fatally shot at Sol Tribe, as was her husband. Jimmy Maldonado remains hospitalized in the ICU. Contributions to support the family can be made at GFM.

Scofield, who has two daughters and a son, was shot dead at the Lucky 13 Tattoo Parlor in Lakewood. There are two GFM accounts for Scofield to help with funeral expenses and to support his family.

Sarah Steck was shot at the Hyatt House hotel at Belmar in Lakewood. Steck graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in the spring with a bachelor of fine art degree in communication design. To help Steck’s family go online to GFM.

All of the above accounts have been verified by a GFM staffer. As of Wednesday evening a GFM account for Swinyard, who was shot in Denver near Cheesman Park, had not been posted.

A Lakewood police agent was shot in an exchange of gunfire with the suspect. She was hospitalized, her name has not been released.

The Colorado Healing Fund is also collecting donations for those affected by the mass shooting. CHF contributions go directly to the families of the deceased, the survivors and the greater impacted community, according to organizers.

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