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Man found shot to death inside apartment in southwest Aurora

Posted at 11:19 PM, Feb 27, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-28 15:50:16-05

AURORA, Colo. — Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead inside an apartment in southwest Aurora Tuesday evening.

According to the Aurora Police Department, officers were called out for a welfare check at an apartment in the 12600 block of East Pacific Circle around 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived, the door to the apartment was open and the lights were on inside. They announced their presence and nobody answered them.

The officers performed a safety check and found a 46-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not been identified.

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The Major Crime Homicide Unit is investigating the incident. Aurora police said investigators are in the area collecting evidence and interviewing potential witnesses.

Police said on Wednesday morning that while they do not have suspect information to publicly share, they believe the homicide was not random based on the preliminary investigation.

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

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