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Owner of Sol Tribe, a well-respected Denver tattoo shop, was among Monday’s shooting victims

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Police were investigating Tuesday after a gunman went on a shooting rampage through several business districts in the Denver area, killing four people and wounding three others, including an officer as police pursued him. The suspect also died Monday night after exchanging gunfire with officers in a shopping district […]

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5 killed, including gunman, in shooting spree across Denver and Lakewood

A gunman killed four people and injured several others, including a police officer, in a shooting spree that spanned Denver and Lakewood on Monday night. The suspect also died Monday, Lakewood police said. Officers had exchanged gunfire with the suspect in at least two areas. The gunman’s motivation was not clear. His identity was not […]

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Fourth teen charged with attempted murder in Aurora’s Hinkley High School shooting

AURORA — A fourth teenager has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office said Tuesday that the 17-year-old boy faces four counts of attempted first degree murder in addition to two assault counts and […]

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Aurora students will have to stay on campus during lunch after recent shootings

AURORA — After recent shootings involving teens in Aurora, the public school system has decided students will have to stay on campus during lunch break at least for the next several weeks. All high schools in Aurora will have closed campuses beginning Monday and continuing at least through winter break, an Aurora Public Schools spokesperson […]

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Aurora shootings: Students and school staff grapple with a “growing crisis”

When classes resume Monday in Aurora Public Schools, psychologist Brittany Greiert won’t be at the elementary and middle school where she normally works. Instead, she’ll be at Hinkley High School, where three teens were shot and injured in the parking lot Friday. She and the rest of the district’s crisis response team will check in […]

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6 Aurora Central High School students hospitalized after drive-by shooting at nearby park

AURORA — Six teenagers were wounded in a shooting at an Aurora park near their high school Monday afternoon. All of the victims attend Aurora Central High School. All are expected to survive, though one was undergoing emergency surgery. “My understanding is it was a drive-by shooting,” said Aurora police Chief Vanessa Wilson. She added […]