Teen shot in Arapahoe County

ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Authorities are looking for two suspects who they say were involved in the early Thursday morning shooting of a 17-year-old.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened in the 9300 block of East Florida Avenue just before 1 a.m.. The victim was hit in the lower extremity and deputies say he is expected to survive.

Police did not release a detailed description of the suspects, only saying they were black men. One of them was wearing a white hoodie, and the other was wearing a black hoodie, according to the sheriff’s office.

The investigation did not lead to any road closures in the area.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP or the Arapahoe County tip line at 720-874-8477.

Copyright 2016 KUSA


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