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Man killed in July 5 shooting in Aurora identified

The 31-year-old victim was found in the area of East Colfax Avenue and North Beeler Street, police said.

AURORA, Colo. — A 31-year-old man died after being shot in north Aurora early Sunday morning, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD).

APD said in a news release that officers responded to reports of a shooting about 1:45 a.m. in the area of East Colfax Avenue and North Beeler Street and found the victim on the ground.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries, APD said.

The case is under investigation, and police did not release any additional information.

The Adams County coroner's office identified the victim as Percil Walls. Walls was from Memphis, Tennessee, the coroner's office said.

Anyone with information on the shooting can call Aurora police at 303-739-6077 or can contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com.

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