2 Teens Wanted In Connection With Shooting In Aurora

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are looking for two teenagers after a man was shot and wounded late Monday afternoon in Aurora.

Blood spatter on the back of a van marked where the shooting happened near 16th Avenue and Lansing Street.

An image from the scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

An image from the scene from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

At approximately 5:30 p.m. a call came in about two men fighting in the street. When Aurora police got to the scene they found a man shot in the face but the suspected shooter fled on foot. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

After talking with witnesses police believe two teen boys may be responsible for the shooting.

One suspect is described as a 14-year-old black male, about 5-foot-5 and 115 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray and black shirt.

The second suspect is described as a 16-year-old black male, about 5-foot-9 and 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange puffy coat with reflective gear.

Detectives have been sifting through evidence and interviews with witnesses but have yet explain what led to the shooting.

The victim is expected to recover.

Anyone with information or details of the suspects’ whereabouts is asked to call Aurora police.


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