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16-year-old dead, another injured in Aurora shooting

The shooting happened near East 12th Avenue and Ironton Street

AURORA — A 16-year-old boy has died and another 16-year-old was hurt in a Friday night shooting in Aurora, police said.

According to the Aurora Police Department, one teen was taken to a hospital after he was shot inside a vehicle in the area of East 12th Avenue and Ironton Street, 9NEWS reported. He later died.

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A second victim, the passenger in the car, later walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound and was expected to survive, police said. Both were shot while inside a vehicle, according to police.

Detectives are investigating, police said. No other details or information about suspects has been released.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Aurora Police Major Crimes Homicide Unit or the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.


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