15-year-old shot in Aurora overnight, 1 person detained

Posted at 6:21 AM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 08:21:05-05

AURORA, Colo. — A 15-year-old girl was shot late Sunday evening in Aurora and police detained one person.

The Aurora Police Department was investigating the shooting near the Foxdale Condos along the 18300 block of E. Kepner Place on Sunday shortly after 10 p.m.

One person, later identified as a 15-year-old girl, was able to transport herself to a local hospital. Her injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

A suspect remained at-large for some time, but police said they had one man in custody as of 11:13 p.m. and they were not searching for anybody else.

The motive of the shooting remains under investigation.

This remains an active and open investigation. Anybody with information is asked to call the APD at 303-739-6000 or, to stay anonymous, call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.