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11-year-old shot in Aurora has 'guardian angels watching over him'

The boy should make a full recovery after being shot multiple times, said police, who are looking for two suspects.

AURORA, Colo. — An 11-year-old boy who was shot multiple times on Sunday night was expected to make a full recovery, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD).

The boy "certainly had guardian angels watching over him," APD said in a Tweet on Monday morning. Police asked for the public's help in finding two suspects in the shooting.

The shooting happened about 8 p.m. on East Kansas Drive, APD said. That was near the intersection of East Mississippi Avenue and South Troy Street. The circumstances of the shooting were under investigation, according to APD.

APD asks that anyone with information contact Metro Denver 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

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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