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'Armed and dangerous' suspect taken into custody in Aurora shooting

Ryan Scott Avery, 39, also has an active warrant for attempted homicide in Elizabeth, according to Aurora police.

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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