Aurora street reopens after crash, shooting

Posted at 12:44 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-22 22:01:26-05

Aurora Police closed a street for hours to investigate a bizarre crash and shooting case at East Iliff Avenue and South Troy Street.

The investigation started with a two-car collision at 10:40 on Tuesday morning. Officers arrived at the intersection and found one of the drivers had been shot in the head, and the back window of a blue Volkswagen Passat was shot out, police confirmed.

Paramedics took the man to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. Police said his condition was critical. It's not clear whether he suffered any injuries in the crash, as well.

The driver of the second vehicle wasn’t hurt.

Nearby streets were closed until late Tuesday afternoon.

Detectives want to know what led to the shooting. No one has been arrested but Aurora Police said they do not believe there is a danger to the general public.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who might have witnessed the events. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Agent Matt Ingui at 303-739-6067.


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