Crime

Two Shot, One Critical in Early Morning Shooting at My-Bar

After midnight this morning, two people were shot outside My-Bar, a venue in Aurora.

One of the people hit is said to be in critical condition.

Yet neither of the victims is reportedly cooperating with investigators.

First official word about the incident came via this Aurora Police Department tweet:


Follow-up tweets noted the critical injury suffered by one of the victims and this straightforward statement: "There is no suspect information."

That means that the person who pulled the trigger remains at large as of this writing.

My-Bar is among a group of businesses clustered in a single East Colfax complex.

Here's an interactive graphic showing the area. If you have problems seeing the image, click "View on Google Maps."



At the time of a 2012 post by our Jon Solomon, My-Bar was owned by Barry Zadikoff, whose other area venues have included Barry's on Broadway and Tugs Bar & Grill in Northglenn.

He referred to My-Bar as the "League of Nations," because "you can go in there any time and hear several different languages."

Information about last night's gun play remains scarce. 7News quotes police as saying that the two people who were shot aren't talking about who might have injured them.

Of course, one of the victims has a more immediate concern — the fight for life.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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