Woman sustains head wounds, possibly from shooting reported in south Aurora


AURORA | An unnamed adult woman was found bleeding in a parking lot near South Parker Road and East Dartmouth Avenue just after 7 p.m. Monday after police responded to reports of a shooting.

Police said the woman was rushed to a nearby hospital, is in stable condition and is expected to survive. Police did not say whether the wound was sustained from the shooting.

“Officers are working on identifying the suspect,” police said in a tweet.  “We do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the community.”

Shot were fired in the parking lot of the woman’s residence on East Cornell Circle, according to a department spokesperson. It’s unclear how the woman suffered a head injury.

She drove herself to a nearby Shell gas station on South Parker Road, where she met first responders, police said.

The city has been plagued with shootings and deaths recently, with several of them occurring in the past week.