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1 person killed in Aurora shooting

The shooting occurred in the 1700 block of Tower Road.

AURORA, Colo. — One person was killed in a shooting on Wednesday morning, the Aurora Police Department (APD) said.

APD tweeted about the shooting just after 10 a.m. It occurred in the 1700 block of Tower Road.

The police department said one male victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He later died.

There was a large police presence in the area. Tower Road was closed between 16th and 19th avenue.

No other information was immediately available.

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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