Man shot in car on Joliet Court in Aurora

Posted at 4:55 AM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 16:08:09-04

AURORA, Colo. -- A local man was shot and killed in Aurora early Thursday morning.

Police said multiple people called 911 at 12:45 a.m. reporting shots fired at the Viridians at the Gardens on Havana Apartment Complex. It's in the 1200-block of South Joliet Court, near Havana and Mississippi.

When officers arrived, they said they found 21-year-old Alexander J. Johnson, who had been shot in a car.

The victim was taken to the hospital, but he died.

Police have not released any suspect information but say it's an active homicide case. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Agent Mike Prince with the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit at 303-739-6127. Tipsters can also call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.


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