AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds in a local hospital Saturday after an early morning confrontation over one’s car crashing into the other’s parked car.
The Aurora Police Department stated the accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Florence Street.READ MORE: 1 Killed In Tanker Truck Crash On Highway 285 Near Morrison, NB Lanes Closed
Following the collision, the owner of the parked car approached the other car’s driver. APD indicates the driver took out a gun and shot the parked car’s owner in the stomach.
The owner of the parked car returned fire, shooting the driver in the hip.
The owner of the parked car ran away from the scene but was located by APD officers about three blocks away near the intersection of Montview Boulevard and Galena Street.
After a short foot chase, he was taken into custody, per APD.READ MORE: Cree Butcher Arrested After Drug Investigation Prompts Hazmat Response In Southeast Denver
By 12:30 in the afternoon, he was still hospitalized, Aurora PD spokesman Chrisopher Amsler told CBS4.
Amsler said that man will be arrested once he is released from the hospital. APD is tentatively planning to charge him with attempted murder, leaving the scene of an accident, and possession of a weapon by a previous offender.
Amsler added it is too early in the investigation to know if the owner of the parked vehicle will face any citations or charges.
Both men are expected to survive their injuries.MORE NEWS: Medical Marijuana Policy To Be Determined By School Districts In Colorado