Two teens shot, wounded Thursday in north Aurora


AURORA | Police released few details after two teenagers were shot and wounded Thursday in north Aurora, according to a police social media post.

Police said the unidentified juveniles, ages 16 and 17, were shot while in the vicinity of East Colfax Avenue and Peoria Street. The shootings were announced at about noon Thursday.

Both were taken to a nearby hospital and both suffered “non-life-threatening” injuries, according to police.

“Officers are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage to try and get suspect descriptions,” police said.

No other details were released. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 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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3 months ago

North Aurora is a crime ridden hole. The City has neglected to address the problems seen in North Aurora for decades. Why does one area of Aurora get ignored while other parts of the City thrive? Is it the city’s poor efforts or is it the residents ruining their own area?