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Man fatally shot in Aurora on Saturday is identified

Police said they found the man shot in the 1400 block of North Akron Street.

AURORA, Colo. — A man who was shot Saturday morning in Aurora has been identified as Elvin Torres, 52, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office.

The shooting happened in the 1400 block of North Akron Street, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD). They said they answered the call at 7:46 a.m.

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When detectives arrived, they found a man suffering from life-threatening injuries who later died, APD said.

The circumstances leading up to the man's death were unknown, police said.

Detectives said they're seeking public assistance, and to 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 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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