AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — A man found “a couple of blocks” from the scene of a fatal shooting by police has been charged with First Degree Murder.

Travon Sanders, 32, was taken into custody hours after the incident was called in to police.

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Officers with the Aurora Police Department responded to the 1300 block of N. Sable Boulevard at 5:20 p.m. Friday. They found a man inside who had been shot.

He died at the hospital.

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“It was learned very early on in the investigation that an adult male suspect had fled the residence on foot after the shooting incident occurred,” Aurora PD wrote in a news release Saturday. “Officers knew the identity of the alleged shooter at the start of the search.”

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“Our officers were able to take the suspect into custody just a couple of blocks from the scene of the shooting.”

The coroner’s office has not yet released the identity of the deceased man.

 

 

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