Police: 16-year-old dies at hospital after being found shot in mall parking lot

Posted at 7:09 AM, Mar 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-08 09:09:11-05

AURORA, Colo. — Police are searching for whoever shot a 16-year-old who died in Aurora this week.

The Aurora Police Department said officers responded to the Aurora Town Center mall at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday after receiving a report about someone stumbling around the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead. Police have not released the victim’s identity.

Police said there are no suspects in custody and they’d like to talk to anyone who may have witnessed the shooting.

Anyone with information on this case can contact Det. Michael Prince at 303-739-6127 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.