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Three teens injured  in Aurora shooting

Updated: January 16, 2014 7:04AM



AURORA — Aurora police are investigating a Friday night shooting that injured three Aurora teenagers on the city’s West Side.

The teens, ages 13, 14 and 15, all of Aurora, were walking in the 1200 block of Colorado Avenue at about 9 p.m. Friday when they were approached by a vehicle. Someone in the vehicle fired several shots at the teens and sped off eastbound on Colorado Avenue, according to police.

The 13-year-old victim was shot in the abdomen, the 14-year-old suffered graze wounds to his back and an elbow and the 15-year-old was shot in the legs, said Aurora Police Department spokesman Dan Ferrelli.

None of the injuries are life threatening, he said.

The teens were transported to an Aurora hospital for treatment by Aurora Fire Department paramedics.

A nearby home was also struck by gunshots. No one in the home was injured, police said.

The injured teens may have been walking with a group of other teenagers, police said.

The vehicle was occupied by more than one person, according to police. The vehicle may have been an older, four-door white sedan. Police do not have a description of the occupants, Ferrelli said.

Police have not yet established a firm motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Aurora Police investigators at 630-256-5500 or Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to any arrests.



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