Edward Darel Hickey (No. 16): 16-year-old identified as victim in Clinton St. shooting

Late last night, shots rang out on the 1900 block of North Clinton Street in Aurora, and a sixteen-year-old just identified as Edward Darel Hickey was struck -- and didn't survive. At this point, the Aurora Police Department is sharing only the bare-bones details. Check them out below, along with an interactive graphic from near where the homicide took place (if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map").

August 4, 2010

NATURE: Homicide

CASE NUMBER: 10.30463

The victim of the shooting last night in the 1900 block of North Clinton Street has been identified as 16-year-old Edward Darel Hickey.

Investigators continue to actively work the investigation, but have no other new information available for release.

Information released the morning of August 4, 2010:

On August 3, 2010, at approximately 11:25 p.m., Aurora Public Communications received several calls reporting shots fired and several people running in the 1900 block of North Clinton Street in Aurora.

Responding officers found a 16- year-old male in an apartment in the 1900 block of North Clinton Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wound a few hours later.

Major Crimes/Homicide detectives responded to the scene and are in the early stages of their investigation. It appears that a number of shots were exchanged on the street between the victim and at least one other shooter.

Investigators are actively working the case but have not yet established a motive.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Det. Marc Yacano at 303.739.6090.

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