Police questioning suspect connected to fatal shooting in Aurora apartment Monday morning


AURORA | Aurora police are questioning an unnamed person for their suspected involvement in a fatal shooting that left one woman dead Monday morning.

Police responded to an apartment at 641 Potomac St. at about 9:20 a.m. Jan. 27 after receiving a report of a shooting in the area, according to Officer Matt Longshore, spokesman for the Aurora Police Department. 

First responders found a woman who had been shot. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later. 

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office is expected to identify the slain woman in the coming days. 

Investigators have detained an unnamed person of interest in connection with the fatal shooting, according to information posted on the department blog. Detectives have transported the person to police headquarters for questioning. 

Police have confirmed the woman who was killed was related to the person investigators have detained, though the exact relationship between the two people has not been disclosed. 

Anyone who has any information related to this suspected homicide is encouraged to call Aurora Police Agent Jamie Krieger at 303-739-6113.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can also call the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. The local branch of Crime Stoppers U.S.A. offer rewards of up to $2,000 for legitimate information.