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Woman inside home dies following drive-by shooting in Aurora early Tuesday, suspect at-large

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Posted at 6:38 AM, Sep 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-29 10:49:26-04

AURORA, Colo. — A woman was shot and killed inside a residence in Aurora early Tuesday and the suspect remains at-large, police said.

The Aurora Police Department (APD) said around 1:49 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence along the 1200 block of N. Worchester Street in the Hoffman Heights neighborhood.

Based on an initial investigation, police said a driver pulled up in front of the residence and fired multiple rounds at it.

A 47-year-old woman, who was inside, was struck, and the driver fled from the scene, according to the APD.

The woman was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Around 4:45 a.m., APD said the woman had died. On Wednesday morning, the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office identified her as Candice Lynn Beavers.

Police said the suspect is at-large. No details are available on the individual or the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

This is a developing story and will be updated.