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1 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Aurora hotel

Posted at 8:10 PM, Mar 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 14:57:17-04

UPDATE — The 16-year-old killed at a hotel on Ouray Street on Wednesday has been identified as Ronald Heriberto Calderon Ramirez by the Adams County Coroner's Office.


AURORA, Colo. — A teenager is dead and three people are injured after a shooting at an Aurora hotel Wednesday evening.

The incident happened at the Quality Inn located at 3300 N. Ouray St.

Police say a 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene, the Aurora Police Department said. The Adams County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the teen at a later time.

A 20-year-old woman and a 19-year-old woman were both shot and had to be taken to the hospital in serious condition, according to APD.

Shortly after officers responded to the scene, they were informed that one person transported themselves to the hospital. APD did not provide additional information on the person. The person is expected to survive.

In an updated Thursday, APD said three people were arrested in the case for first-degree murder but did not provide further information. A fourth person believed to be involved was also shot during the altercation at the hotel and is currently in the hospital. It's not clear if this person is in addition to the other three people police previously identified as hospitalized victims.

ADP said investigators are still looking for two additional persons of interest.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Homicide Unit are investigating. APD said it didn't believe there was danger to the public.

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

This is Aurora's seventh homicide of 2022.

This story is breaking and will be updated throughout the evening.