AURORA | Police say an 18-year-old man faces second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy at a Aurora gas station Wednesday.

“Allentino Barroso, 18, was arrested early Thursday morning on one charge of second-degree murder,” Aurora Police spokesperson Joy Moylan said in a statement.

Allentino Barroso

Police were called to a shooting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. to a gas station at 18800 E. Hampden Ave. in the Seven Hills neighborhood.

“The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to a local hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound,” Moylan said. “The victim later died at the hospital from injuries sustained in the shooting.”

Corner officials will release the boy’s identity at a later date.

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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  1. I bet he drove one of those obnoxious and modified crap cars too.

    This culture of law breaking is largely driven by social media, guns, lack of parental oversight and the disinterest in enforcing our vehicle laws; registration, licensing, insurance and enforcing speed and punishing antics.


    1. Whoa here- the city of Aurora along with the APD told us they were going to put some serious effort into enforcing license plates scofflaws for a whole week… So, 51 weeks out of the year no worries in this city for no plates. No wonder Aurora holds one of the highest records for stolen cars in the country. My recent insurance policy with a substantial increase for my cars in the Aurora zip code reflect this non-enforcement.

      1. Yes.
        Such individuals need to control their anger and not instantly overeacto an affront or insult.
        But why was he in possession of a gun? Whowned the gun?

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