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20-year-old woman dies in Aurora shooting

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Posted at 11:41 AM, Jun 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-30 15:19:15-04

AURORA, Colo. — A 20-year-old woman has died after being shot in Aurora late Sunday night.

Aurora police responded to the area of North Ursula Street and East 13th Place around 11:45 p.m. Sunday for a reported shooting after a woman was brought to the hospital with injuries from a shooting.

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Her injuries were considered life-threatening, and the victim later died, according to the Aurora Police Department.

The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office identified her on Thursday as Brisa Ortega Chavez, 20.

Aurora’s Major Crimes Homicide Unit responded to the scene and is investigating the deadly shooting.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 to leave an anonymous tip. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.