Aurora Police: Victim shot in leg during possible robbery

AURORA, Colo. - Aurora police are looking for a gunman who opened fire in a busy apartment complex parking lot during an apparent robbery attempt on Wednesday afternoon.

"I heard a man yell, 'I don't have any money, I don't have any money,' then heard a loud gunshot," said Nancy Sholund. "The victim ran east and jumped over a fence."

Sholund says a carload of men followed the victim until they reached a dead end, then turned around and drove out of the lot.

Steve Walters also heard the gunfire at about 2:30 p.m. in the area of the apartment complex at 962 S. Dearborne Way.

"I pulled in to make a (grocery) delivery, got out, locked the truck and two seconds later heard a loud shot," he said. "I looked over and saw a large man with a gun just a few yards away."

Walters told 7NEWS that he frantically reached for his keys, unlocked his truck, got back inside and drove out of the immediate area.

"I didn't know what to do," he said.

Walters also said he saw a man ran east toward a fence and that a carload of men followed him and then turned the car around and drove off.

Aurora Police spokesman Frank Fania confirmed that officers were dispatched to the complex. He said the victim was hit in the leg and that the injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

Neighbors say gunfire is quite  common in the complex and that this was the second shooting in six months.

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