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2 teens shot, 1 killed in Aurora

Both of them were shot while inside a vehicle, according to police.

AURORA, Colo. — A 16-year-old boy is dead and another 16-year-old is expected to be OK after a shooting in Aurora, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD). 

According to ADP, a 16-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in serious condition after he was shot in a vehicle in the area of East 12th Avenue and Ironton Street.

The victim, identified as Joel Adrian Renderos Villa by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office, died from the gunshot wound and his death was ruled a homicide.

APD said a second victim, the passenger in the car, walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound but was expected to survive.

Both of them were shot while inside a vehicle, according to police. 

APD said detectives are actively working the case. No other details or information about suspects has been released.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Aurora Police Major Crimes Homicide Unit or the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

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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. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

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