Bronco Bar Murder: One Dead, Two Hurt in Shooting, Two Suspects on the Run (20)
Update below: Bronco Bar, at 9496 Montview Boulevard in Aurora, is a sports bar and grill, and judging by photos and videos shared online, it's a place known for good times and happy, boisterous crowds. Not last night, though: Just after midnight, gunfire erupted, killing one and injuring two others. Here's what we know thus far.
See also: Photos: Shooting at Cold Crush Hip-Hop Club Injures Three, One Critically, published in June
A photo from the El Bronco Facebook page.
The venue, located on Montview near Clinton, is alternately known as Bronco Bar and El Bronco Bar.
The following video, from 2011, offers a look inside.
The fun stopped around 12:45 a.m. this morning, according to 7News. Shortly thereafter, reporters began to congregate at the scene and share images via Twitter. Here's one from 9News' Noel Brennan....
— Noel Brennan (@Noeltbrennan) November 21, 2014
...and another from Fox31's Cathy Hernandez:
— Cathy Hernandez (@ReporterCathy) November 21, 2014
At this point, no information has been officially shared by the Aurora Police Department. But information from the scene suggests that one person is dead and two injured, with one of the latter in serious condition.
9News adds that the APD is looking for two suspects but only one gunman.
Here's a brief report from within the hour courtesy of 7News.
Update: The Aurora Police Department has now put out preliminary information about the Bronco Bar shooting. The APD reveals that "there was an altercation inside of the bar that escalated to a shooting." Three male victims were rushed to the hospital, where one was pronounced dead. The department adds that "a second victim is in serious condition and the third victim is expected to survive."
The only suspect information: two Hispanic males.
No names are being released at this writing. If you have any information about what took place, you're encouraged to call Detective Fredericksen at 303-739-6106 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered in the case.
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