19-year-old killed in Aurora shooting; 20-year-old arrested

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Posted at 9:18 PM, Apr 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-21 10:16:37-04

AURORA, Colo. — A 19-year-old was killed in a shooting in Aurora Thursday afternoon, according to the Aurora Police Department.

Around 3:24 p.m. officers were called out to the area of South Laredo Street and East Dartmouth Avenue for reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old man inside of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead two hours later.

The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office on April 20 identified the victim as Angel Eduardo.

The department said officers on the scene were initially told the man shot himself.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Homicide Unit responded to the scene, interviewing numerous people and collecting evidence, including a handgun, according to police. During the interviews, detectives learned that the victim was shot by someone else, who was also in the vehicle, while they were in the parking lot at 17090 East Quincy Avenue.

Authorities arrested 20-year-old Kevin Altamirano and charged him with manslaughter.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.