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Suspect arrested after double shooting in Aurora

Police said the shooting happened at an apartment complex near Colfax and Potomac.

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department (APD) said a suspect was in custody after a man and woman were shot at a senior living apartment complex on Xanadu Street on Monday morning.

Police said the shooting happened at 1324 Xanadu St. That's near East Colfax Avenue and Potomac Street.

The victims were both taken to a hospital for their injuries. Police said the man was in critical condition. They did not say what condition the woman was in.

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Just before 9 a.m., APD tweeted that a man was arrested in connection to the shooting. The man arrested was identified as 34-year-old Fermin Bonsell. 

Bonsell is being held on suspicion of:

  • menacing
  • attempted homicide
  • second-degree assault
  • crime of domestic violence
Credit: Aurora Police
Fermin Bonsell

This was the second shooting APD was investigating Monday morning. Police said they were also investigating a double shooting that involved juveniles at the intersection of East Alameda Avenue and South Peoria Street. 

Police had not found the suspect in connection to that shooting. APD did not say whether the shootings were related. 

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