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Aurora police investigate fatal shooting along N. Potomac Street

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 19:19:51-05

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police are investigating a fatal shooting along the 640 block of N. Potomac Street.

The Aurora Police Department received the call around 9:20 a.m. and dispatched officers to an apartment complex near the 6th and Potomac, according to officer Matthew Wells-Longshore.

Once they arrived at the scene, they found an injured 68-year-old woman with an apparent gunshot wound. She was transported to a nearby hospital and was later pronounced deceased.

Police detained a person of interest. He was only identified as a 41-year-old man. Wells-Longshore said that he and the victim are related but did not disclose their exact relationship on Monday.

The motive is under investigation, he said.

No other information was immediately available. Denver7 is working to learn more.