AURORA | One person was shot and seriously injured after two men got into an argument in southwest Aurora Thursday afternoon, Aurora police said on Twitter.
Investigators said two men got into “a verbal altercation” in the parking lot of a residence off of East Yale Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. Feb. 25. The pair then got in their cars and drove about a quarter mile east before confronting one another again near the intersection of Yale and South Parker Road.
Police said the men exited their vehicles at the intersection, and one produced a handgun.
The man who brandished a firearm shot the other in the abdomen, seriously injuring him.
The man who was shot drove himself to a hospital for treatment, police said.
Detectives believe the suspected shooter was a Black or Hispanic man, who was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and driving a white sedan.
Investigators are asking anyone with potential information related to this shooting to call authorities at 303-627-3100 or the Denver Metro Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Tipsters who call the Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and be eligible for rewards up to $2,000.