AURORA | What police say was a road-rage shooting Monday night in west Aurora left one man dead in the city’s Dayton Triangle neighborhood.

Police were called to the intersection of South Havana Street at and East Idaho Place at about 10 p.m. Monday when the shooting was reported.

“The victim, a 48-year-old Denver man, was rushed to a local hospital following the shooting with a single gunshot wound,” police said in a statement Tuesday.“The man later died at the hospital.”

The man’s identity will be released by county coroner officials at a later date.

Police said investigation into the shooting indicate it was the result of road rage, but they provided no details.

Investigators believe the shooter was driving a red or maroon Ford Explorer with tan trim.

“There is no suspect information at this time,” police said. 

Anyone who was driving on Havana Street at about 9:50 p.m. between East Alameda Avenue and East Idaho Place and saw the suspect vehicle is asked to call police.

Police said anyone with information can call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous and still be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000, police said.

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