Man dies after shooting Tuesday night in north Aurora


AURORA | An unidentified man died after being shot Tuesday night while near East 22nd Avenue and Galena Street in north Aurora, police said in a tweet.

The 22-year-old man, unidentified by police, was rushed to a nearby hospital at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, but he died Wednesday morning, police said. The Adams County Coroner’s Office will be tasked with identifying the man in the coming days.

“Witnesses reported two suspects, only described as Black males,” police said in a tweet.

In a news release published Wednesday afternoon, authorities said the pair of suspects are believed to be it their late teens or early twenties. They were seen wearing black clothing and ski masks.

“One male was tall, the other described as slim,” according to Agent Matt Longshore, spokesman for Aurora police.

Detectives are currently looking into whether the shooting Tuesday night is related to another killing in north Aurora on Oct. 2. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. By using Crime Stoppers tipsters can remain anonymous and become eligible for a $2,000 reward.