AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department (APD) said on Tuesday that a suspect was taken into custody in the fatal shooting of a woman.
Officers had been searching since Sunday for Ryan Scott Avery, 39, whom they called a person of interest.
APD responded about 8:26 a.m. Sunday to the 1600 block of South Granby Street for reports of a shooting and found a dead woman with a gunshot injury, according to APD.
The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Deborah Ann Avery, 70.
Avery is also a suspect in an attempted homicide in the town of Elizabeth, according to the Town of Elizabeth Police Department.
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