AURORA, Colo. — The victim of a deadly shooting early Saturday in an Aurora parking lot has been identified.
Jared Daniel Chavez, 41, was killed in the 900 block of South Crystal Way about 3 a.m. Saturday. When Aurora Police Department (APD) officers got there, they found him lying in the parking lot and suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
APD said the investigation was still open and no one has been arrested. They're working to determine what led to the shooting.
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office released Chavez's identity on Tuesday morning, after he was positively identified and his next of kin were notified.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation.
From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted.
> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here.
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