Woman shot, 2 arrested in Aurora

AURORA, Colo. - Aurora police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting that left one woman dead.

Around 1:20 a.m., the Aurora Public Safety Communications Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting at the Weatherstone Apartments located at 15570 East 12th Avenue, according to Aurora police spokesman Sergeant Chris Amsler.

When officers arrived at the apartment complex, they found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Amsler said.

An eyewitness was able to provide officers with a description of a vehicle that the shooting suspects were seen leaving the area in.

Police were able to find a vehicle matching the description a few minutes later in the area of East 22nd Avenue and Billings Street. Officers saw two men running from the vehicle. After an extensive search, police arrested both men without incident, Amsler said.

The two suspects are being interviewed by detectives from the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit. Police are not releasing the names of the victim or the suspects at this time.

Anyone who might have witnessed this incident is asked to call Agent Chuck Mehl at 303-739-6213. You can also provide information on this case and remain anonymous by calling Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP. You may also text your tip to 274637 CRIMES then use the title DMCS and enter your message. You may be eligible to earn a reward of up to two thousand dollars.

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