AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Two people were in the hospital Sunday morning after a shooting at an Aurora bar at the 15300 Block of east 6th Avenue.
Police said a fight broke out around 2 a.m.at the Kasbah Bar. The bar is located at the intersection of Chambers and 6th Avenue.
Police said that the fight started outside the bar as the bar was closing. One man went to his car and grabbed a gun. He then fired shots, hitting two men. It’s unclear if he fired at the men he was fighting with or if he just fired randomly into the crowd.
After firing the shots the shooter then got in his car with one other man and took off, according to authorities. Off-duty police officers were working at the bar at the time of the shooting and chased the car.
The driver ended up crashing not far from the scene and was arrested without incident. The passenger jumped out of the car and ran away.
Officers set up a perimeter to catch the man and were able to arrest him a short time later.
Police also recovered the weapon from the shootings.
The men that were shot outside the bar were taken to the hospital. One of the men had non-life threatening injuries. The other was in serious condition.
Police said they are continuing to investigate what lead to the fight and shooting.