AURORA, Colo. — A man was killed and a juvenile was injured in a shooting late Friday in the Meadow Hills neighborhood, just east of Cherry Creek Reservoir, the Aurora Police Department (APD) said early Saturday.
Officers responded to a report at 10:20 p.m. Friday of shots fired in the area of South Fraser Street and South Fraser Court, according to police. That's north of East Quincy Avenue and west of South Chambers Road.
The responding officers found evidence of a shooting but no victims at the scene, APD said in a news release.
A short time later, two male victims arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle, APD said. One man died of his injuries, and a 17-year-old male was shot in the leg and released, police said.
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office identified the deceased man as Marquez Q. Brown, 18.
Police were looking into what lead up to the shooting, and the investigation was active and ongoing, APD said.
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