Homicide investigation underway after man is shot near Children’s Hospital in Aurora

Posted at 9:47 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 10:08:23-04

AURORA, Colo. – A homicide investigation is underway in Aurora following a shooting near the Children’s Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Around 8 p.m. Thursday, Aurora police responded to the scene — near the intersection of E. 19th Avenue and N. Oswego Street, about five blocks west of the medical campus — and found a 24-year-old man unconscious on the ground. He was bleeding.

He was transported to a hospital, but police said about 30 minutes later, the man succumbed to his injuries.

Police are investigating, but said as of 12:30 a.m. Friday, they did not know what led to the shooting. They did not yet have suspect information.

This is the fourth crime-related death in Aurora within the past 24 hours.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Aurora Agent Hansen at 303-739-6710 or they can remain anonymous by calling Denver Metro Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 to be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.