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Teenage boy shot in Aurora

The victim was shot Thursday morning in an area just north of Cherry Creek Reservoir, according to police.

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department said it is investigating a shooting Thursday morning that sent a teenage boy to the hospital.

The shooting happened about 10 a.m. in the 3600 block of South Emporia Way. That's in an area of apartments and townhouses just east of Kennedy Golf Course and northeast of Cherry Creek Reservoir.

The victim, whom a police spokesperson described as an older teenager, was taken to a hospital. His condition was not known, police said.

Police didn't release a suspect description and said there was limited suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call 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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