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Aurora Police arrest suspect after Thursday morning shooting

A man was shot on Peoria Street near the UCHealth Anschutz medical campus, police said.

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Police Department (APD) said a suspect is in custody after a man was shot Thursday morning.

APD said the shooting took place at 1355 Peoria Street, which is just south of the UCHealth Anschutz medical campus.

A man has been arrested in connection to the shooting, and APD said the suspect and the victim know each other.

APD did not have any immediate information on the victim's condition available.

At 11:35 a.m., APD said that there is still a heavy police presence at the scene, and asked the public to avoid the area while officers investigate.

Anyone with information should contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting 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 are 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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