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Man arrested after deadly shooting at Church's Texas Chicken in Aurora

Shooting at Church's Texas Chicken 6-14-24
Posted at 2:59 PM, Jun 17, 2024

AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora arrested a man in connection with a shooting that turned deadly at an Aurora fast food restaurant Friday afternoon.

Jontaye Acoray Tassian, 24, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of second-degree murder after an altercation at a Church's Texas Chicken led to a shooting.

Tassian, who was with a woman, is accused of shooting and killing a man during the altercation at the restaurant, located at 11900 E. Colfax Avenue, and then taking off.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced deceased. His identity has not been released.

According to the police, the victim and Tassian did not know each other.


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