AURORA, Colo. — A fatal shooting in the parking lot outside an Aurora bar started with what appeared to be "heated words" among a group on the bar's patio, according to the arrest affidavit in the case.
Aaron Jermaine Harmon, 41, was killed in the shooting about 1:45 a.m. Sunday outside the Oasis Grill at East Mississippi Avenue and South Chambers Road, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD).
When officers arrived on scene, they found Harmon with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
On Wednesday, officers arrested Eric Lenzy Morris, 43, on suspicion of first-degree murder, APD said. Morris was scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning.
According to the affidavit, several men, including the victim and the suspect, were talking and drinking on the patio of the Oasis Grill.
About a minute before the shooting, it appeared heated words were exchanged, and the suspect was seen on a surveillance camera making a fist and punching his other hand.
The group went into the parking lot, where it appeared on surveillance camera that Morris pulled out a gun and shot the victim. After that, he got into a silver Chevrolet Silverado and drove away, the affidavit says.
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