AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – An arrest has been made after a deadly shooting that occurred in a Walmart parking lot Monday night.
A 61-year-old man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Walmart located at the intersection of Parker Road and Florida Avenue at approximately 8:45 p.m.READ MORE: New COVID-19 Spikes In Parts Of Colorado With Lower Vaccination Rates? Many Doctors Worried It Could Happen
“The victim was immediately transported to Aurora South Hospital and Medical Center by Cunningham Fire Protection District, where he was pronounced deceased,” the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
Daniel Fougner, 54, was taken into custody at the scene. He is described as a transient. He’s expected to be charged with first-degree murder.READ MORE: 2 Seriously Hurt In Rural Weld County Crash That Involved 5 Vehicles
The victim’s name hasn’t been released.
More than 12 hours later there were still large parts of the shopping complex blocked off as deputies continued to investigate the shooting.
Arapahoe County Sheriff’s spokesman Vince Line said officers from the Aurora Police Department and Denver police assisted them with their investigation.MORE NEWS: Auto Repair Students Help Denver Police Tackle Growing Catalytic Converter Theft Problem