AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder and the attempted murder of a police officer in a shooting that killed two people and injured an officer.
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Adams County District Attorney Dave Young said that 28-year-old Demarcus Dlaurence Brown-Jones faces 22 separate counts.
Aurora Police were investigating a reported fight on Aug. 31 near the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Police have said officers found several hurt people and then someone fired, hitting the officer in the vest.READ MORE: Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This Winter
The officer, whose name has not been released, survived.
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Brown-Jones remains in stable condition and in police custody at an area hospital.