Woman dead, three in custody after murder on East Exposition in Aurora (59)
Last night, speakers at the reopening of the Aurora Century theater, the scene of a July 20 rampage, decried violence in the city. But just a few hours later, a woman was shot to death approximately three miles away.
Look below for the basics about the community's latest homicide.
At about 1:25 a.m., according to the Aurora Police Department, officers were called to an apartment building on the 10700 block of East Exposition Avenue. There, witnesses told police they'd heard a man and a woman arguing near a parking lot.
A moment later, shots rang out.
The female victim was found lying in the lot with what appeared to be at least one gunshot wound. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the APD detained two men and one woman found on the scene. The cops aren't looking for any other suspects at this time, suggesting they believe one member of this trio pulled the trigger.
At this writing, neither names or photos of the victim and the arrestees have been released. However, anyone with more information about what went down is encouraged to phone Detective Matt Ingui at 303--739-6067.
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